Mr. Arun Kumar Sharma is a Chartered Accountant. Apart from this he is a Graduate in B.Com and an LLB from Allahabad University. He is Director (Finance) of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
Mr. Sharma has a rich experience of working in Petroleum Industry right from grass root level to the Corporate Office. With a career in IndianOil spanning over 30 years, he has served both the major Divisions i.e. Marketing Division as well as the Refinery Division of Indian Oil.
He has also served in the Corporate Office as the Head of IOCL’s Treasury where he was credited for issuing the first ever Foreign Currency Bonds ($500 million bonds REG-S) of IndianOil in the International Markets in 2010. Mr. A K Sharma has played a significant role in arrangement and utilisation of funds for the massive grass root Refinery Project of Paradip costing $6 billion, it said.
He also brings with him the vast experience of Project appraisal and Project Finance besides the financial accounting activities related to Refining and Marketing. He is also the recipient of the Best CFO Award from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) in the 'CA CFO - Public Sector' category at an award ceremony held at Mumbai on 1st February, 2015.