Kamalesh Das appointed Bhel Director (E, R&D)
New Delhi: On his appointment as Director on the Board of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Kamalesh Das, 57, has assumed charge as Director (Engineering, R&D) of the Public Sector engineering and manufacturing enterprise. Prior to this, as Executive Director, Das was heading various business verticals at BHEL's Industry Sector, which is responsible for carrying out the company's diversification and growth initiatives. Major verticals in his portfolio included Renewable Energy, Industrial Systems, Electrical and Transmission Products. Earlier he was also the head of various manufacturing units of BHEL like Insulator Plant, Jagdishpur, Electro-Porcelains Division, Bengaluru, and Component Fabrication Plant, Rudrapur. Das has over 36 years of holistic and hands-on experience in energy, transmission and industrial systems.