Sumit Deb appointed as Chairman of Legacy Iron Ore Limited

SYDNEY: Legacy Iron Ore Limited has appointed Shri Sumit Deb as Non-Executive Chairman, a news release said.

Mr Deb has recently been appointed as Chairman cum Managing Director of NMDC Ltd, Legacy Iron’s largest shareholder, and now assumes the position of Chairman of Legacy Iron.

Mr Deb is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneshwar.

Prior to his appointment as Chairman of NMDC, he was Director (Personnel) and responsible for various functions of Personnel & Admin, Human Resource Development, Law, and Corporate Communications of NMDC Ltd.

Prior to NMDC, he was with Rashtriya lspat Nigam Limited (RINL) where he worked for 25 years gaining experience in the steel industry. Mr Deb also has significant experience in the marketing and distribution of steel & iron ore, sponge iron, pellets and diamonds.

Commenting on his appointment, Legacy Iron Chief Executive Officer Rakesh Gupta commented, “Mr Deb has been an important part of the team that has driven significant growth in production and expansion at NMDC Ltd, and we look forward to his Chairmanship at a time when Legacy Iron is seeking to commercialise its gold projects. We welcome Mr Deb to Legacy IronOre.”

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