In order to fully capitalize on the opportunities in the energy, environment and metals industries, M N Dastur & Co Pvt Ltd (Dastur), has elected Atanu Mukherjee as President & Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective immediately. Atanu has been the principal architect of the company's transition into energy, environment, new materials, digital and operations businesses.
Rustam M Dastur, current chairman of the Board and Managing Director, will continue in his role guiding the organization and supporting Atanu in this transition.
“I have known Atanu for more than ten years and he is a superb leader who leads from the front and is relentless in his pursuit of excellence and client focus," said Rustam M Dastur. “Atanu has built an outstanding track record of bold transformations with proven business results. He is well-positioned to lead Dastur into the digitally enabled future for the metals, mining and the energy businesses worldwide.”
"I feel humbled, privileged and excited to have the opportunity to lead an iconic firm like Dastur. The world is on the cusp of a massive energy transition and it faces significant sustainability challenges. We are uniquely positioned to help our customers navigate this transition while also ensuring that they continue to be globally competitive," said Atanu Mukherjee.
An MIT engineer, Atanu has a joint graduate degree in Engineering and Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s School of Engineering and the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is a recognized thought leader in the areas of steel, metals, carbon and environment, energy economics and energy engineering worldwide. He has numerous publications and patents to his credit.