New Delhi: State-owned power producer NTPC Ltd said on Saturday that K.K. Sharma has taken charge as director (operations) of the company.

A mechanical engineer and MBA in finance, Sharma’s career spans over 39 years with contribution in the areas of mega-budget thermal, hydro power and coal mining projects as a professional manager, strategic planner and a business leader.

As a director (operations), he will be responsible for the activities relating to sustained operations including fuel management of all NTPC stations, the company said in a statement.

He has also served NTPC as regional executive director in hydro region, coal mining or coal washeries, eastern region, project planning and monitoring and as CEO of NTPC-SAIL Power Co. PTI