Mr. Om Prakash Puranmalka
Mr. Om Prakash Puranmalka, a Chartered Accountant by qualification, started his career as an Industrial Management Trainee in 1976 in Grasim Industries, Nagda. Thereafter he joined the Central Cell of Advisors to Shri G.D. Birla where he was head of F&C, Grasilene Division of Grasim Industries, Harihar. He went on to become President of Saurashtra Chemicals in Gujarat from 1981-1994 and then the Head of Cement Business of the erstwhile Indian Rayon and Industries Limited after the unit’s merger with Grasim Industries and Group Executive President of Cement Marketing.
After the acquisition of L&T’s Cement Business which was later known as UltraTech Cement Limited, Mr. Puranmalka was the incharge of the Marketing and Strategy of the total Cement Business of Aditya Birla Group. He was instrumental in launching the new Brand “UltraTech Cement” and vale added products such as Ready Mix Concrete and UltraTech Building Solutions, a retail format for selling cement.