Mr. J. K. Tandon, was amongst the first batch to graduate from IIT Bombay, obtaining his B. Tech in the year 1962 from the Metallurgical Engineering Department.
At present Mr. Tandon is the Joint Managing Director and CEO of Jindal Vijayanagar Steel Ltd., Karnataka. Prior to that he has worked with MAMC Durgapur, Hindustan Zinc Ltd., Udaipur; Zinc Smelter Debari as Works Manager; Khandelwal Group as Executive President; Sunflag Iron & Steel Company Ltd., Nagpur as Director & Chief Executive; and with ESSAR Steel Ltd., Hazira as Director & Chief Executive. His commitment for creative work, focus on result oriented activities and dynamic leadership built the highly motivated teams and quality organisations everywhere.
Mr. Tandon has been associated with several projects from “Conceptualization to Stabilization”. His first project was in Durgapur – Mining & Allied Machinery Project.
Mr. Tandon is actively associated with various Professional Bodies as a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India), a Member of the Indian Institute of Metals and Member of Iron & Steel Society of USA.
Mr. Tandon is the recipient of the prestigious Tata Gold Medal of the Indian Institute of Metals in the year 2000 for his significant contributions to the Metallurgical Industries in India.