08 March 2012

Meswani awarded Honorary Fellowship

Shri Hital R. Meswani, Executive Director of Reliance Industries, has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship by IChemE in recognition of his contribution to the process industries.

Meswani was presented with his fellowship certificate at a reception at Reliance Industries’ corporate office in Mumbai, India by IChemE Director of qualifications and international development, Neil Atkinson, last month.

Meswani graduated with honours in the Management & Technology programme from University of Pennsylvania, US. He received a BS Degree in Chemical Engineering and BS Degree in Economics from the Wharton Business School, US.

Since joining the company in 1990, Meswani has led a range of prominent business developments at Reliance, helping the company grow its international markets.   Meswani is responsible for the petroleum business and manufacturing and project-based activities within the group.  He also chairs the Audit Committee of Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Ltd, the Health, Safety and Environment Committee and other key corporate bodies.

IChemE ceo David Brown added: “The growth of Reliance is a real success story in the energy sector and Mr Meswani continues to be a leading figure in that success.  He and his colleagues are showing what vision and ambition, combined with sound chemical and process engineering, can achieve for India and for the industry.”

IChemE Honorary Fellowships are reserved for distinguished individuals from the chemical and process industries that have made significant contributions to the field.  An Honorary Fellowship is the most senior award bestowed by the Institution.

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