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Soma Mondal is Chairperson, SAIL

Smt Soma Mondal

Soma Mondal has taken over as Chairperson of the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) from January 1. She was Director (Commercial) of SAIL prior to this.

Mondal was instrumental in introducing new marketing strategies and products at SAIL enriching the company’s product basket. Under her able leadership, the company launched niche branded products.

A graduate in Electrical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, in 1984, Mondal started her career as a Graduate Engineer Trainee at NALCO and rose to become Director (Commercial). She joined SAIL in 2017 as Director (Commercial).

After assuming charge on the first day of the New Year, she addressed the SAIL Collective and said, “SAIL has a rich legacy with enormous contributions from its employees and leadership over the decades. It has been at the forefront of the nation building. ‘There’s a little bit of SAIL in everybody’s life’ is an apt description of SAIL’s importance as a trusted steel maker to the nation.”

She added: “SAIL is a colossal organisation, with multi-location production units and mines, wide-ranging product basket and diverse workforce. People are its greatest strength and with synergised efforts of the entire Team SAIL, we will strive to attain higher summit”.


The Chairperson further said, “Our immediate focus is to improve the top-line and the bottom-line of the company. We are charting out all strategies to improve value for all our stakeholders and make it structurally stronger.”