Mr. B Narayan is currently the Group President (Procurement and Projects) with Reliance Industries Ltd. He hasover 45 years of experience in projects procurement and contracting management. In the last 39 years with Reliance Industries , he has played an important role and contributed significantly towards its phenomenal growth through implementation of various capital projects in polyester, petrochemicals and refinery sectors located in Patalganga, Hazira& Jamnagar sites. He has had the distinction of successfully dealing with most of the leading process technology licensors, engineering consultants and suppliers of multiple cultures & nationalities in the Hydrocarbon Sector. During his career span of more than four decades, he has acquired in-depth experience in licensing of process technologies, engineering management, purchasing and contracting agreements, logistics, liaison with customs and other governmental agencies.
Mr. Narayan is a core member in the top management team in the company and also manages the annual spend of USD 1.20 billion in revenue procurement area. Further, he is currently managing a spend of several billion Dollars in projectsand capital goods area on various petrochemicals projects under implementation at company’s Jamnagar complex. In his current role, he is responsible for process licenses and engineering services for major projects, project management of capital projects, procurement of capital equipment, supply chain management of input materials, MRO items for Reliance Industries Group companies and E-procurement initiatives.