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Mr. Sudhir Mathur Executive Director
Mr. Sudhir Mathur, 55, is the acting Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Cairn India. Prior to joining Cairn in September 2012, he had served as the CFO and Head, Netco Business of Aircel Cellular Limited. In the past, he has held senior positions in Delhi International Airport Ltd, Idea Cellular, Ballarpur Industries Ltd and Price Waterhouse Coopers India. He has substantial expertise, knowledge and experience in several key areas of Finance and Strategic Planning, Supply Chain Management and Regulatory Affairs. Mr. Mathur has with a proven track record in deploying significant capital to enable value creation and is leading the effort to increase Cairn’s contribution in India’s domestic Oil & Gas production to 50%. Mr. Mathur graduated in Economics from Delhi University and has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Cornell University.
Suniti Bhat Executive Director
Suniti Bhat, Director Oil & Gas and Member – Executive Committee, Cairn India
Suniti Bhat is the Director Oil & Gas and Member – Executive Committee at Cairn India Limited. In this role he is responsible for all exploration, development and production operations at all of Cairn India’s assets including the flagship RJ-ON-90/1 Block as well as offshore blocks in both the East and West coast of India.
As a member of the Executive Committee Suniti is also responsible for driving the overall growth strategy of Cairn India and delivering shareholder value. Under Suniti’s leadership Cairn India’s world-class Rajasthan asset has delivered more than 200,000 bopd production making it India’s largest onshore block contributing about 25% of the overall domestic production. He has led the successful implementation of the world’s largest polymer flooding project at the Mangala field, India’s largest onshore oil discovery.
Suniti has been working with Cairn India for more than 8 years and has more than 20 years international experience in the Oil and Gas industry. Prior to Cairn, he has had successful stints in Reservoir Management and Production Optimisation with leading operators including BG and Centrica in UK & Central Asia. He has completed a General Management Program from Harvard Business School, he holds a Masters in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University and has a BE (Hons.) in Chemical Engineering from Punjab University Chandigarh.