Mr. Ashish Palod
Purchase and Logistics
Mr. Ashish Palod heads Purchase and Logistics for Nuvoco’s Cement business; where he is responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring the overall supply chain strategy to ensure sustainability, maximized efficiency and operational excellence.
Mr. Palod started his professional career with Nuvoco in 2004; heading Internal Audit & Systems Improvement. He later took charge of Accounts & Control; managing Corporate Sales Accounts, Industrial Accounts, Consolidation and Indirect Taxation. This was followed by an assignment to head the Logistics function; where he helped shape the evolving Logistics organization and led various initiatives to maximize efficiency, reduce the overall supply chain cost with an increased focus on Logistics safety. In 2012, Mr. Palod had opportunity to head the largest clinker facility of Nuvoco as Plant Head of Sonadih Cement Plant; where he succeeded in reducing operating costs through improvement in performance and efficiency, and also stabilized the new Line 2 operations. This was followed by an assignment in Purchase in 2016; where he led the cost optimization drive in Raw Material, Spares and Services.
Mr. Palod started his professional career with Balaji Ayush Technocrats in 1993. He later moved to Ernst & Young as Senior Consultant in the Risk and Advisory Business Services; where he managed engagements across varied industry sectors including Infrastructure, Metal & Mining, Manufacturing, Automotive, and Energy & Utilities.
Mr. Palod graduated in Electronics Engineering from Nagpur University and has a Masters degree in Business Administration (Finance) from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He has also completed a Post Graduate Program in Management for Senior Executives (PGPMAX) from Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.