Sterling and Wilson Solar Elevates Amit Jain as Global CEO

Leading solar EPC player Sterling and Wilson Solar has elevated Amit Jain as Global CEO, succeeding Bikesh Ogra, who relinquished the position effective from May 31, 2021.

June 14, 2021. By Manu Tayal

Leading solar EPC player Sterling and Wilson Solar has elevated Amit Jain as Global CEO, succeeding Bikesh Ogra, who relinquished the position effective from May 31, 2021.

However, Ogra will continue as a Director on the Board of the Shapoorji Pallonji group company.

Since January 2019, Jain has been associated with Sterling and Wilson Solar as the Country Head for US and Australia. He has been instrumental in developing US and Australia as key markets for the company.

Now, Jain will take over the global operations of the company and report to the Board of Directors. He will now be responsible for business development, market growth and the P&L for the company that has operations across 25+ countries.

Amit Jain will continue to operate from Dubai.

On Amit Jain’s elevation, Khurshed Daruvala, Chairman of Sterling and Wilson Solar, said, “We are delighted to elevate Amit as the Global CEO of SWSL. His rich experience in the EPC space across geographies coupled with his expertise in building long-term partnerships will be invaluable as we continue to accelerate our growth strategy. We believe that he will be the right leader to take on this role given his strong command of our business and proven ability to drive results in our largest market.”

“At the same time, we are glad to continue to benefit from Bikesh’s experience in his active role as the Director of the Company. He has been an exemplary leader under whom the Company has grown from being India focused to a global organization,” he added.

“I am humbled to take on this new challenge and dedicated to meeting the high expectations that our customers, partners, employees and other stakeholders have for SWSL. I am deeply passionate about the renewable industry and look forward to making valuable contributions to the green energy transition in the world,” said Amit Jain upon his elevation.

Jain is a veteran in the EPC sector with over 29 years of experience in various industries such as Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Chemical/ Process plants, Power Transmission and Telecom Infrastructure.

His expertise lies in developing new markets as well as the management and execution of mega projects in challenging environments.

He is an Engineer from Delhi University and holds an MBA degree in International Business from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade.

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