Dinesh K. Sarraf, Managing Director, ONGC Videsh Ltd. (OVL), has been selected by the Public Enterprise Selection Board (PESB) for Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Chairman and Managing Director.
Mr. Sarraf will replace present incumbent Sudhir Vasudeva, whose tenure ends in February next.
Mr. Sarraf was selected from among four candidates, who appeared before the selection board for interviews.
Now his appointment has to be approved by the Prime Minister-headed Cabinet Committee on Appointments.
Originally, the PESB had short-listed seven candidates. Besides Mr. Sarraf, these included GAIL (India) Chairman and Managing Director B. C. Tripathi; ONGC Director (T&FS) Shashi Shanker; Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India head M. S. Rana; and Indian Railways Chief Mechanical Engineer Ashwani Lohani. However, Mr. Tripathi did not attend the interviews.