Maheshwar Sahu was on 20 February 2015 appointed as an Independent Director on the board of Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). He is a retired IAS officer.
With this appointment, Sahu joins RIL as one of the eight independent directors on its 14-member board.
Sahu is famously known as the man behind the success of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s brainchild event- Vibrant Gujarat Summit.
He holds more than 23 years of experience in civil service and 15 years of practical experience in industries including that of more than 5 years in Union Government.
Sahu was Additional Chief Secretary (Industries and Mining) in Gujarat government. He has also served as Vice Chairman & Managing Director of Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation.
He had also worked as Joint Secretary in Department of Telecom in Union Government and in Union Ministry of Environment & Forest as Joint Secretary.
Who: Maheshwar Sahu
When: 20 February 2015