Vedanta Resources PLC announced on Tuesday that it has appointed Omar Davis as its President-Strategy and Business Development. Davis will be responsible for directing the company’s global strategy and business development. He will be based in London and report to Vedanta’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Anil Agarwal.
Davis is a veteran of the metals and mining industry, having worked for more than 25 years at various companies, including Anglo American, Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton and Phelps Dodge. He has held various senior roles, including CEO and President of Phelps Dodge International and Senior Vice President of Global Business Development at BHP Billiton.
Commenting on the appointment, Agarwal said, “Omar has vast experience in the mining industry and has a proven track record of driving strategy and business development. His expertise and leadership will be invaluable as we continue to build a sustainable and profitable business.”