Cmde Hemant Khatri (Retd) recently assumed charge as the Chairman & Managing Director of one of the country’s premier shipbuilding organizations, Hindustan Shipyard Limited.
Having spent more than 15 years of his Naval Career in Visakhapatnam at various appointments in Naval Dockyard, HQENC and Command of INS Eksila, he is well versed with both the city and HSL.
Prior to taking up the role of CMD at HSL, Cmde Khatri was earlier the Director (Strategic Projects) in HSL since April 2017 and was in-Charge of INS Sindhuvir NR that was successfully completed ahead of contractual time lines.
He also spearheaded the refit of INS Astradharani which was completed ahead of schedule.
The New C&MD also possesses rich experience in overseeing construction of two Naval Fleet Tankers viz. INS Deepak and INS Shakti in European Shipyards at Italy, they too were completed in time and with no time or cost overruns.