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Syed Jawad Ahmed

Syed Jawad Ahmed is Executive Director, Corporate Material Management Group, of SAIL, and is responsible for devising policies and strategies for procurement and inventory and implementing Digital Transformation across the Supply Chain. He is also a Process Owner for Materials Management, Supplier Relation Management, Projects & Logistics in SAIL S4HANA implementation.

Mr Ahmed joined SAIL in 1989 as Management Trainee at SAIL Bokaro Steel Plant and served in several capacities before assuming his current role in 2021. He is a result-oriented Materials professional with expertise in ERP & SAP with over 30 years in diverse roles.

Mr Ahmed has proven expertise in developing and implementing procurement framework for aggregation based procurement as well as optimizing sourcing – globally, regionally and locally while building talent and capabilities.

In 2023, Mr Ahmed was appointed Chairman of Indian Steel Association Procurement Committee.