Jamshedpur, March 10: Viresh Oberoi, CEO and Managing Director, mjunction services Ltd, has been elected as the Chairman of CII Eastern Region. His name was announced at the first meeting of the reconstituted Eastern Regional Council held in Kolkata on Monday, March 10.
Oberoi said: “The nation is going through challenging times where double digit GDP growth has become a distant dream. In such times, we need to chart a growth trajectory by converting every hurdle into an opportunity. The role of this region in India’s industrial growth is undeniable and I believe this resource-rich region has the potential to drive the economic turnaround of the nation. CII, on its part, will continue to drive this growth story as a facilitator.
” The way ahead for CII Eastern Region: This year, CII Eastern Region will take up Accelerating Growth, Creating Employment as its theme. We will work towards accelerating investments, growth and job creation. CII Eastern Region will also forge partnerships with civil society organizations to carry forward corporate initiatives for integrated and inclusive development across diverse domains including Affirmative Action, Healthcare, Education & Skill Development, Livelihood, Empowerment of Women, Environmental Sustainability besides others.
Oberoi is the Founder CEO and Managing Director of mjunction services limited and has led the company since its inception in2001. In thirteen years mjunction has evolved to India’s largest Business Process Management Company and the world’s largest e-Marketplace for steel. mjunction has eTransacted goods and services worth over Rs. 1,89,910 crore through its various business verticals. mjunction has today transformed the way steel and coal are traded, creating value for every participant by bringing in transparency and deterring intermediaries. mjunction is a ISO 9001:2000, ISO 27001 and a CMMI Level 5 certified company.
Oberoi joined TATA Steel in 1978 as a Sales Trainee.
The Indian Institute of Materials Management adjudged Mr Oberoi as the “The Chief Executive of the Year” in November 2012.
Radm A K Verma (Retd), Chairman & Managing Director, GRSE Limited has been elected as the Deputy Chairman of CII Eastern Region. A K Verma, after serving in the Indian Navy for 34 years, was appointed Chairman & Managing Director of Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited, Kolkata on 01 Nov 2011. He is an alumni of Ranchi University and did his Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur in 1977.
After joining Indian Navy, he did his Marine Engineering Specialisation course from Naval College of Engineering at Lonavla, Verma has also been Chairman of the CII Eastern Region Defence Task Force during 2012 13 and 2013 – 14 and an active member of CII Eastern Regional Council.