Parth Jindal

Parth Jindal
Born/Date of Birthday: 19 May 1990
Place of Birth: India
Nationality: Indian
Spouse(s): Anushree Jasani Jindal (m. 2016)
Parents: Sajjan Jindal, Sangita Jindal
Official Website: www.jsw.in

Parth Jindal (born 19 May 1990) is an Indian businessman. He is the managing director of JSW Cement, director of JSW USA, managing director of JSW Paints, director of JSW Sports, chairman of IPL cricket team Delhi Capitals and CEO of ISL football club Bengaluru FC He is also the founder of the Inspire Institute of Sport and oversees the management of JSW Venture Fund.

Early life
Jindal is the youngest of three children of Sajjan Jindal and Sangita Jindal. Jindal earned his MBA from Harvard Business School in 2016 and his BA in Economics and Political Science from Brown University in 2012. He is also an alumnus of Cathedral and John Connon School from Mumbai and Sevenoaks School in England.

Parth joined the JSW Group as an economic analyst in 2012 and also did a secondment with JFE Steel Japan for six months.

Businesses
JSW Cement
Parth Jindal was appointed managing director of JSW Cement in June 2014 and is aiming to expand from 14 MPTA to a 20 Million MPTA target by December 2021. JSW Cement currently makes two variants of Green Cement products – JSW Cement Portland Slag Cement and Concreel HD. To bring down CO2 levels in production of Cement, JSW Cement has adopted a waste utilisation process that uses by-products or waste from other industries, thus limiting the use of carbonaceous raw materials.

In April 2018, JSW Cement confirmed its stake in Shiva Cement Ltd at 54.44%

The company has commissioned enhanced capacity at their Dolvi Plant, and have commissioned plants in Jajpur, Odisha. Parth is working towards raising Rs. 3,500 Crores through an IPO in 2021

Under Parth's leadership the company has invested US$150 Million in Fujairah UAE, to set-up a one million tonne per annum clinker unit to achieve its 2020 targets. Through this investment Parth hopes to contribute to the overall economic development of Fujairah as well as create new direct and indirect job opportunities.

JSW USA
Parth is the Director of JSW USA. Under his guidance, JSW Steel has made a US$1 Billion Commitment to be split evenly between US Operations in Texas and in Ohio. An investment that was welcomed by US President Donald Trump. On investments in JSW USA, Parth shared that access to natural gas at extremely economical prices and the abundant availability of scrap steel in Texas made conditions very conducive for manufacturing through the Electric Art Furnace Route. The investments also guaranteed over 1000 jobs in the industry.

JSW Paints
Jindal is managing director of JSW Paints. The JSW Group formally announced the launch of JSW Paints on 2 May 2019., The company is aiming to achieve Rs. 20 billion revenue mark by 2022. The company has built two facilities – a 25,000 kilo litres coil coating facility at Vasind in Maharashtra for industrial demand and another 10,000 kilo litre water-based decorative paints facility in Vijayanagar in Karnataka. The Vijayanagar plant was inaugurated on 27 January 2020.

The company offers a complete range of environment friendly water-based paints for interior and exterior walls, wood and metal.

JSW Sports
Parth is the Director of JSW Sports, that currently runs the ISL Football Club Bengaluru FC, Delhi based IPL Team Delhi Capitals and the Inspire Institute of Sport. In 2018, JSW Sport acquired 50% stake of the Delhi Capitals from GMR Group and Jindal was appointed as Chairman of the IPL team.

JSW Sports also runs the Sports Excellence Program that provides training to elite Indian Olympic Athletes and also manages their commercial interests.

In 2018, JSW Sports won the FICCI India Sports Awards in the category of Best Company promoting sports and was also awarded the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar Award by the Indian Government for its contribution towards sport in India, which is the highest accolade awarded by the Government of India.

Inspire Institute of Sport
Parth Jindal is the founder of the Inspire Institute of Sport (IIS) in Vijayanagar that was formally launched on 15 August 2018. Spread across 42 acres, the Institute aims to provide a world class training centre which can provide Indian athletes access to the most advanced infrastructure, coaching and sports science within the country. It is an initiative led by the JSW Group.

IIS has been recognised by the Sports Authority of India as a Khelo India accredited development centre for Boxing and Wrestling. The initiative is also supported by CSR funding from a number of Indian and International corporates.

JSW Venture Fund
Jindal also oversees the Management of JSW Venture Fund.

Other ventures
Jindal's wife Anushree Jindal oversees a micro-finance venture, Svamaan Financial Services, that is 100% owned by the couple.

Personal life
Parth is married to Anushree Jindal (née Jasani). They have a daughter born in April 2019.

Philanthropy Work: Launch of Yashoda
Apart from his interest in Sport, inspired by JSW Foundation's work in mitigating malnutrition in Palghar District, Parth oversaw the development of an Android-based app to monitor the development indicators of children under the age of six. Local women, nicknamed ‘Yashodas’ inspired by a female character from Hindu Mythology were trained to take photographs of mother and child on their mobile phones, iris-scan them and enter the required information in the app. Today, this allows for real-time, GPS-enabled tracking of the nutrition and growth markers of children, letting doctors and officials take follow-up action where needed. Malnutrition, as a result, has fallen drastically in the three talukas of Palghar that the JSW Foundation works in. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has mandated that the technology be rolled out across Maharashtra.

Awards and recognition
Parth was selected one of GQ's 50 most influential Indians in 2018. He was felicitated by the Vice-President of India in 2018 at the Jashn E Youngistan awards in recognition for his contribution to the society and helping the nation to make an indelible mark globally Parth Jindal received the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar Award on behalf of JSW Sport in October 2018


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