Desh Deepak Misra takes over as HR director at ONGC
Desh Deepak Misra today took over as the Director (Human Resource) of India’s most valuable public enterprise, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC). Misra, 56, replaced K S Jamestin, a masters in Public Administration from the University of Lucknow, Misra joined ONGCBSE 5.44 % in January 1985, the company said in a statement.
Starting his career from the Baroda office of ONGC, he led HR function at company’s assets in Assam, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Uttarakhand.
He is the recipient of the ‘Young Executive of the Year’ award and has been instrumental in ONGC securing the ‘Earth Care Award – 2008’ for mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions, the statement said.
A wildlife photography enthusiast, Misra as Director (HR) will steer over 33,000 geoscientists, engineers and managers at the energy giant.