Dilip Oommen is Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India and a member of the company’s Management Committee. He has worked in the steel industry for 37 years.
Oommen joined Essar Steel (now AM/NS India) in 2003 as Chief Operating Officer and has a deep understanding of the company and its operations across India. He has held several senior leadership positions in the company and was appointed Managing Director and CEO in 2019.
Oommen’s international steel industry experience includes senior operational roles at Hadeed, the leading steel manufacturer in the Gulf, owned by SABIC, one of the world’s largest petrochemicals manufacturers.
In 2020, Oommen was elected President of the Indian Steel Association, the industry body that represents major public and private sector steel companies in India. He has also served in the past as Co-Chair of FICCI’s Steel Committee, one of several industry leadership roles he has taken on during his career.
Oommen is a qualified as a metallurgical engineer and obtained his degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.