Mr Arvind Pathak was appointed as Group Managing Director of Dangote Cement Plc, effective 1 March 2023. With more than 36 years’ experience in the cement industry, Mr Pathak is an experienced business leader who worked as MD and CEO of Birla Corporation Ltd before this appointment.
He was the Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Group Managing Director of Dangote Cement Plc until 2021. Prior to joining Dangote Cement Plc, he worked at Reliance Cement as CEO from 2008 to 2015. He was previously the Regional CEO of Associated Cement Company Limited.
He obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1980 and a postgraduate degree in Industrial Engineering and Management in 1982. He has also been trained in a number of international management colleges and was a Fulbright scholar.