PMS Prasad - Executive Director
Shri PMS Prasad
has been appointed as a Whole-time
Director designated as Executive Director of the Company
with effect from August 21, 2009.
He has been with the Company for about 30 years.
Currently, he spearheads the Upstream and Refining
business, which comprises of Exploration & Production
and Refinery supply & trading. Over the years, he has
held various positions in the fibres, petrochemicals and
petroleum business of the Company. He was also the
Project Director of the Jamnagar refinery and
petrochemicals complex. Under his leadership, Reliance,
in a span of 10 years since inception in the Exploration
and Production business, made the largest gas discovery
in 2002 and has since commissioned India's first and one
of the world's largest deepwater gas production facilities.
He holds Bachelor's degrees in Science and Engineering.
He was awarded an honorary doctorate degree by the
University of Petroleum Engineering Studies, Dehradun
in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the
He is on the Board of Governors of the University of
Petroleum & Energy Studies, India. He has been conferred
the Energy Executive of the Year 2008 award by Petroleum Economist in recognition of his leadership in diversifying
RIL from a refining and petrochemicals group into a
successful vertically diversified Exploration & Production
He is a Director of Reliance Commercial Dealers Limited
and several private limited companies. He is member of
the Audit Committee of Reliance Commercial Dealers
He holds 36,666 shares of the Company in his name as on
March 31, 2011.