People Moves: Essar Oil appoints Mike Mackay as Chief Transformation Officer
Press Release -- Essar is pleased to announce that Mike Mackay has been appointed to the role of Chief Transformation Officer at Essar Oil UK. Mike will also join the company's Executive Leadership Team.
Mike has over 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He also has extensive knowledge of refining and the downstream oil sector in the UK. He recently returned to Essar from a successful secondment in the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero as the UK downstream oil sector's advisor to Government.
Mike has a Master of Arts and Master of Engineering degree from Cambridge University, is an alumnus of the London Business School and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineering.
In his new role, Mike will develop and implement strategies to improve business performance and reliability as Essar transforms for tomorrow.
Essar Chief Executive Officer, Deepak Maheshwari, said: "We would like to welcome Mike back after his secondment. This is an important appointment to a senior position within the company. Mike will work closely with me to improve business performance and reliability across Essar Oil UK."
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About Essar Oil
Essar Oil UK is a portfolio business of Essar Global Fund Limited (EGFL). EGFL is a global investor in a number of world-class assets diversified across the core sectors of Energy, Infrastructure (comprising Ports and EPC businesses), Metals & Mining, and Services (Shipping, IT and Retail businesses). EGFL invests long-term capital into the portfolio companies and holds near 100% stake in all its investments. The portfolio companies have aggregate revenues of about USD 13 billion and employ over 7,000 people. EGFL identifies opportunities, builds and nurtures world-class assets, monetises then and reinvesting, thereby constantly creating value for all stakeholders.