Key People

Mr. Rahul Mishra

Chief, Agrico Business and Retail Initiatives

Mr. Rahul Mishra completed his B.E. in Mechanical from Karnataka University in 1998 and has subsequently completed Management programme from XLRI Jamshedpur in 2004. He joined Tata Steel in 1998 as Graduate Trainee in the Mines division. He was transferred as Process Engineer Training, CRM (Operations) in 2000 and was designated as Manager Maint. Shift, Mech, WI, CRM in 2001. He was promoted as Executive Assistant, RM in 2004 and was transferred as Industry Officer (Construction), LP M&S in 2005. He was transferred as CAM (Institutional Sales), LP M&S in 2008 and was designated as Sr. Manager Sales Construction Project, LP M&S in 2009. He was promoted as Head Sales – Construction Projects, M&S LP, in 2010 and was subsequently transferred as Regional Sales Manager (East), Tubes M&S in 2014. In 2016 he was transferred as Head Marketing Construction (Infrastructure & Industrial Projects), Tubes.


Mr. Shailendra Kumar

Head, Production Management

Shailendra Kumar had completed B. Tech (Mechanical) from BIT, Mesra in 1980 and joined Tata Steel in 1981 as a graduate trainee. During his stint with Tata Steel he has served as the General Foreman in the BFTM division, as the Senior Manager in the Production Planning Shop and as the Assistant Divisional Manager in the Ring Rolling Mill. He joined Agrico in 2001 and is currently the Head of Production Management.


Mr. Akhouri Prasad

Head, Supply Chain

Akhouri Prasad had completed B. Sc. Engineering (Electrical) from Regional Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur in 1987 and joined Tata Steel in the same year. He has also pursued an M.Sc. Engg. (Power Electronics) from Ranchi University and a PGDBM from XLRI Jamshedpur. During his stint with Tata Steel he has served in various division in Supply chain, Marketing and Sales and other roles. He joined Agrico in 2005 as Senior Manager (Marketing and Sales) and is presently the Head of Supply Chain in the division.


Mr. Rakesh Anand

Head, Sales

Rakesh Anand had completed B. Tech (Civil) from BIT, Mesra in 1987 and joined Tata Steel in 1990 as an engineering trainee in Mines division, Navamundi.  During his stint with Tata Steel he has served in raw material division in project engineering & Supply chain roles.  He joined Agrico in 2003 as Manager-sales for west region. He was the CAM for West, East, North territories and is presently the Head of Sales for the division.


Mr. Vijay Kumar

Head, New Product Development

Vijay Kumar had completed M. Tech from NIT Jamshedpur in 1996 and joined Tata Steel in the year 1997 in the Automation Division. He has also pursued an MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur. During his stint with Tata Steel he has served in the Engineering Projects division.  He joined Agrico in 2004 and is currently serving as the Head of New Product Development for the division.