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Dr. Nalin Shinghal
Chairman & Managing Director
Dr. Nalin Shinghal assumed charge of the post of Chairman & Managing Director on the Board of BHEL w.e.f. 08.07.2019. He holds a B. Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT-Delhi and a PGD in management from IIM (Calcutta). He has been a Commonwealth Scholar and has a doctorate in Transport Economics from the University of Leeds/ UK.
Prior to joining BHEL, he was the Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of Central Electronics Limited (CEL). He joined CEL in 2013 as CMD, when the company was facing chronic financial sickness with almost 90% of net worth eroded. Under his visionary leadership, CEL was successfully turned around into a profit making company which has been making rapid profits since then.
In his long career span of more than 30 years, he has undertaken various assignments in Private Sector, Public Sector and Government. He has worked with the Indian Railways Traffic Service (IRTS) in various capacities in Operations, Commercial & Marketing functions and also in several diverse areas with PSUs like CONCOR, IRCTC, apart from CEL. He has also worked with the Long Range Decision Support group of the Ministry of Railways.
During his term with Indian Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation Ltd. (IRCTC) as Director (Tourism & Marketing), the company attained Mini Ratna Status and achieved accelerated growth. In IRCTC, he headed the Internet Ticketing as well as Travel & Tourism businesses where he had put in place infrastructure and distribution channels for taking the e-ticketing business from 20,000 tickets per day to almost 5 lakh tickets per day.
Dr. Nalin Shinghal has published a number of articles in leading national & international journals in the areas of Transport Economics & Logistics. He has also held eminent positions in various professional bodies.