New Delhi. Jindal Steel & Power Limited has appointed Vidya Ratan Sharma as the Managing Director of the company. JSPL said in a statement that Sharma’s appointment is effective for a period of three years from August 14, 2019. Prior to joining JSPL, Sharma was the Group Chief Executive (Group CEO) of Abul Khair Group. He looked after his steel, electricity, cement and mining businesses. The statement said that Sharma has bachelor’s and MBA degrees in mechanical engineering. He has 35 years of experience in the steel industry and has worked with companies such as Ispat Industries, Bhushan Group, Socialist Steel Limited, Lloyd Steel Group and Aracet Steel Spain.