Power People | April 2012
Shailendra Roy, Member of the Board & Senior Executive V-P, L&T
Prior to his elevation to the Board of Larsen & Toubro (L&T), Shailendra Roy was Senior Vice-President and a Member of the Executive Management Committee of the company. In this role, he had leadership responsibility for L&T’s power development business, corporate affairs and corporate initiatives. He contributed significantly to L&T’s foray into shipbuilding, railways, power projects and the growth of new business ventures including public-private partnership initiatives.
Roy started his career in 1975 as an engineer with Bharat Heavy Electricals’ (BHEL) manufacturing unit at Haridwar.
He joined L&T as Head of Business Development in 2000. From 2002 to 2004, he led Bharat Heavy Plates and Vessels (BHPV) as its MD and CEO. He re-joined L&T in May 2004 and has since been actively involved in a slew of senior management initiatives for the company.
He holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from the Institute of Technology, BHU, and is a graduate of the Wharton Advanced Management Programme. He enjoys cricket.