Vedanta Zinc International's Pushpender Singla nominated for CFO Awards 2018
Pushpender hold a BCom degree from Bikaner University and graduated as a chartered accountant from ICAI in India
Vedanta Zinc International CFO Pushpender Singla has been nominated for the CFO Awards 2018. This is Pushpender’s debut nomination.
The annual 'Oscars for South African CFOs', the CFO Awards recognise CFOs of listed companies, large corporations, state-owned entities and government institutions, and awards them for outstanding performance and leadership.
Pushpender hold a BCom degree from Bikaner University and graduated as a chartered accountant from ICAI in India. He has a wealth of experience in business and risk management, finance and accounting, SOX, IFRS, taxation and procurement. His long association with international metal and mining giant, Vedanta/Sesa Sterlite Group began in 2007 and he assumed various management roles across the group until taking on the mantle of CFO in October 2016.
Vedanta Zinc International (VZI) – headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa – is a grouping of zinc assets located in South Africa, Namibia and Ireland, owned by India-based Vedanta Limited, a listed subsidiary of Vedanta Resources plc.Around 80% of Vedanta's Black Mountain Mining operations’s employees are from the Northern Cape, including 60% from the Namaqua district. In 2015, 12 new local businesses were created and commercial opportunities to the value of R7.1 million were provided. Childcare and education support programmes benefit more than 1 800 children at a cost of R6 million per annum. Vedanta also supports various youth and sports clubs as part of its corporate social responsibility programme.