New Delhi: Sanjiv Singh was on Tuesday appointed chairman of the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL), the country’s largest commercial enterprise.

The Appointments Committee of Cabinet approved his appointment to the post for a period of five years, an order issued by the personnel ministry said.

Singh is at present the director of Refineries at the IOCL. He was selected for the top job after government headhunters Public Enterprise Selection Board (PESB) interviewed eight candidates.

He will be assuming the charge on or after 1 June, the order said.

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