"Mr. Venkatakrishnan (Venkat) joined as CEO of Vedanta Resources Limited in August 2018 and has been CEO of Johannesburg-based AngloGold Ashanti Limited. During his tenure, he has had significant success, delivering major projects on time and on budget improving productivity, strengthening the balance sheet, reducing operating and overhead costs, and improving overall safety and sustainability performance. Prior to his appointment as CEO in May 2013, Venkat was AngloGold Ashanti's Chief Financial Officer, a post he held since 2005. Before that, between 2000 and 2004, he was CFO of London-listed Ashanti Goldfields Limited. Venkat has accumulated extensive experience throughout his career in the UK, India, Africa, Australia and South America. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant who holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Madras." 
Resources and articles
- Vedanta Resources LEadership, organizational web page, accessed November 17, 2019.