Mr V K Kaul is a graduate in Electronics & Comm Engg. From Andhra University and Masters in Marketing Management (Jamnalal Bajaj Instt. of Management Studies). He has an experience of more than 38 years in IBP and Indian Oil Corporation Limited, India’s No. 1 Company listed at Rank 96 of Fortune’s prestigious listing of the world’s 500 largest corporations in 2014.
In his last tenure as General Manager (Gas), business development of IndianOil, he was entrusted the responsibility of leading the challenging assignment of expanding and establishing Indian Oil’s natural gas infrastructure. With his acumen, attitude and dedication he created a platform for this vertical poised to scale greater heights.
His three pronged strategy to achieve these goals comprises of focus on setting up LNG re-gasification terminals, having a greater share in the inter-state gas pipelines in the country and scale up City Gas distribution to meet customer needs. He has also pioneered & promoted the concept of “LNG at the doorstep” that has enabled LNG to reach directly to the consumers located away from pipeline network.
He has held key positions in the Marketing Strategies in Retail Marketing, LPG, Planning & Coordination and business development. He has played key role as Additional Director (Planning) in Oil Coordination Committee (MoPNG) from 1992-98 in laying the foundation of Petroleum refining & marketing infrastructure in the country as you see it today. He has also the distinction of playing a significant role in the cryogenics & explosive business segments of IOCL.
He is known as a Team Leader and on a number of occasions he has proved his mettle in leading his team to under challenging environments.
He has attended specially designed Management Development Programmes on “Strategies for Competitive Strategies” at IIM Ahmadabad besides many other programmes and also represented the corporation in many national and international fora.