Mr Ranjan K. Mohapatra



A firm believer in the power of possibilities and strength of human resources, Mr. Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra, (Director (Human Resources), IndianOil & Chairman, LANKA IOC) pilots abundant experience in  Terminal Operations, Supply Chain Management, Logistics and competent management of several allied functions.

A successful Business Head, Mr Mohapatra seized the supremacy of technology at BITS Pilani, during his Mechanical Engineering days and the dominance of Management functions at Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar.

Having journeyed for over three decades across different geographical boundaries in IndianOil, Mr Mohapatra has been the Managing Director of IndianOil’s Mauritius Operations for over three years. As the first Chairman of Mer Rouge Oil Storage Terminal- a joint venture formed by four MNCs to set up modern oil storage facilities in Mauritius, Mr Mohapatra has led a team of young professionals, recording sizeable growth in market share and profitability during his overseas operations.

A perceptive business leader he was one of the chief architects of auto fuel quality up gradation program of Oil Industry in India. As the Chairman of CII Odisha State Council Mr.Mohapatra works closely with various stakeholders facilitating further development of the state. Under his leadership CII, Odisha swiftly organized relief materials and support aids for affected areas. 

Mr Mohapatra is a prominent Member of Asia Pacific Resource Centre of Global Compact Network India (GCNI) - a non-profit society which functions as the Indian Local Network of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), New York. He has been a celebrated invitee at various forums of The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)-a professional human resources membership association headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia.

At IndianOil, Mr Mohaptra envisions to align Human Resources initiatives to Strategic Corporate Vision, and has pioneered several efforts to usher in a vibrant culture focussed towards higher growth and productivity.  A Widely travelled person across Europe, USA, Africa and Southeast Asia, Mr. Mohapatra has presented papers and delivered lectures at national and international forums, and published articles in international journals and supply chain reference books.