Tata Power-DDL appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (Tata Power-DDL) today announced the appointment of Gajanan Sampatrao Kale as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), with effect from 19 April.

Commenting on the appointment, Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said, “I welcome Kale as the new CEO of Tata Power-DDL. With his extensive experience in the distribution domain, I am confident that he will lead Tata Power DDL to new heights of success.”

Prior to this, Kale was the CEO of TP Western Odisha Distribution Limited from 2021 to 2024. He has also served as the CEO of Tata Power Ajmer Distribution Ltd (TPADL) from 2018 to 2020. He has been with Tata Power group since 2003. This is his second stint with Tata Power-DDL. During his previous tenure at Tata Power-DDL in the Operations and Commercial verticals, he spearheaded major projects for Operations Transformation, Network Revamping, Business Process Reengineering of Revenue Management, and Resource Planning & Management.

Kale started his career at BHEL in Bhopal and also held positions at the Central Railway Nagpur Division, and Delhi Vidyut Board/Tata Power-DDL among others.

Congratulating on his appointment, Sanjay Banga, President (T&D), Tata Power said, “Kale is a seasoned distribution sector professional with proven track record. I am sure that under his leadership Tata Power DDL will continue to set new benchmarks in the industry.”

Talking about his new role as the CEO, Kale said, “I am honoured to join Tata Power-DDL and thankful to the board for appointing me as the CEO. Tata Power-DDL has a rich legacy of technological advancements and excellence in the power distribution sector, and I am committed to building on that legacy. Together with the talented team at Tata Power-DDL, I look forward to driving growth, fostering innovation, and delivering value to our customers and stakeholders.”

Kale holds an M. Tech in Integrated Power Systems from the National Institute of Technology, Nagpur University. He graduated with a B.E. degree in Electrical Power Systems from Amravati University. He holds an MBA degree in Finance. He is an alumnus of the prestigious IIM Ahmedabad where he pursued an Advanced Management Program.

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