Ratan Jindal

Chairman, Jindal Stainless Ltd.

A commerce graduate and alumnus of the Wharton School of Management, Mr Ratan Jindal is the Chairman of India’s largest stainless steel manufacturer, Jindal Stainless. The company has an annual turnover of USD 4.70 billion (as of May ’24) and is part of the USD 35 billion OP Jindal Group. Incorporated in 1970 with its first unit in Hisar, Haryana, Jindal Stainless has grown from a producer of stainless steel products to a worldwide provider of innovative and sustainable stainless solutions, envisioning a stainless and corrosion-free future.

Jindal Stainless is ramping up its facilities to reach 4.2 million tonnes of annual melt capacity. It has ten stainless steel manufacturing and processing facilities in India and abroad, including in Spain and Indonesia, and a worldwide network in 15 countries, with flagship facilities in Hisar and Jajpur, Odisha. In India, it has ten sales offices and six service centres, offering convenient, tailor-made solutions, and just-in-time services to the doorsteps of its customers. The company’s product range includes stainless steel slabs, blooms, coils, plates, sheets, precision strips, wire rods, rebars, blade steel, and coin blanks.

Additionally, Jindal Stainless provides modern lifestyle and infrastructure solutions such as stainless steel kitchens, home and street furniture, and other contemporary stainless steel products through its subsidiary, Jindal Lifestyle Limited.

Mr Jindal firmly believes in sustainable manufacturing and the importance of organisations fulfilling their environmental responsibilities. Guided by his vision, Jindal Stainless produces stainless steel using an electric arc furnace, the method with the lowest greenhouse gas emissions. This approach enables 100% recyclability without any loss in quality, thereby supporting a circular economy.

Mr Jindal’s commitment to social welfare has transformed the educational and healthcare landscapes of Haryana and Odisha and empowered local communities through several impactful grassroots initiatives.

On the personal front, Mr Ratan Jindal is a keen golfer and takes an avid interest in tennis and cricket.