Indian multinational Sterling and Wilson Solar, one of the world’s largest solar EPC solution providers, today announced the promotion of Amit Jain as Global CEO. Jain succeeds Bikesh Ogra, who relinquished the position with effect from May 31, 2021. Ogra will continue as a Director on the Board of the Company.
Jain has been associated with Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited since January 2019 as the Country Head for the US and Australia. He has been instrumental in developing the US and Australia as key markets for the Company.
Jain will take over the global operations of the Company and report to the Board of Directors. He will now be responsible for business development and market growth for SWSL that has its operations across 25+ countries. He will continue to operate from Dubai.
Khurshed Daruvala, Chairman, Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited, said, “We are delighted to elevate Amit as the Global CEO of SWSL. His rich experience in the EPC space across geographies coupled with his expertise in building long-term partnerships will be invaluable as we continue to accelerate our growth strategy.”
“At the same time, we are glad to continue to benefit from Bikesh’s experience in his active role as the Director of the Company. He has been an exemplary leader under whom the Company has grown from being India-focused to a global organization,” he added.
Jain is a veteran in the EPC sector with over 29 years of experience in various industries such as renewable energy, oil & gas, chemical/process plants, power transmission, and telecom infrastructure. His expertise lies in developing new markets as well as the management and execution of mega projects in challenging environments. He is an engineer from Delhi University and holds an MBA degree in International Business from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade.
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