Ex Lafarge CEO Ujjwal Batria is Dalmia Cement's new COO

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited today said it had appointed Ujjwal Batria as the chief operating officer (COO) of the company. As a part of his new role, Batriawill lead the company’s operations of sales and marketing, logistics, manufacturing and technical services departments.

An alumnus of Birla Institute of Technology, Batria  has over 33 years of experience in the building materials industry, with a keen focus on structuring of teams, project delivery, and realisation of corporate objectives. 
Batria joins Dalmia Cement from Nuvoco Vistas Corp Ltd (formerly Lafarge India Limited),  where he was the CEO and handled Cement, RMX and aggregates. Prior to this, he has been associated with Tata Steel (cement division), Century Textiles & Industries Limited (cement division) and Eicher Motors.
Batria's appointment is a part of the organization’s continuous effort to build strategic leadership team for its various growth initiatives.
Mahendra Singhi, Group CEO and whole time director, Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited, said.