Mr. Rajiv Agarwal is the Operating Partner – Infrastructure, Essar and Managing Director of Essar Ports Ltd. Essar Ports is one of the largest private sector port & terminal developer and operator in India. Mr. Agarwal is a Chartered Accountant with over 35 years of experience and has held various leadership positions in industries like Ports, Shipping, Telecom, Retail and Business Processing Outsourcing (BPO).
Under him the Ports Business of Essar has grown manifold increasing Port Capacity in India alone from 46 MMTPA in FY10 to 110 MMTPA presently and expanding. Under his astute leadership the company also saw successful divestment worth more than USD 2 Billion.
He is recipient of Port Personality of the Year 2019 at International Bulk Journal Awards, Maritime Personality of the Year’ 17 at Gujarat Star Awards and Port Personality of the Year’ 17 at Maritime & Logistics Awards. He has also been conferred with Maritime Standard Excellence Award’ 16 in Dubai for his contributions to maritime Sector. In the past he has also won the CEO of the Year Award in 2009 at Asia Retail Congress and was among the finalists for Asia Business Leadership Awards, 2015 by CNBC.