Soma Mondal is likely to become the next Steel Authority of India (Sail) chairman to replace Anil Chaudhary when he retires by the end of 2020. Her appointment is subject to approval from the appointment committee of the cabinet.
Mondal has previously worked in the aluminium industry. She is known to have developed marketing strategies for Vedanta. Mondal has also served as the commercial director for Sail from 2018. The company’s director production Anirban Dasgupta is also in the running. Sail’s current chairman had taken charge in Sep 2018.