Sridhar Krishnamoorthy

Managing Director, Gerdau Steel India
Sridhar Krishnamoorthy joined Gerdau Steel India Limited as Managing Director in 2013. Prior to that he was with Emirates Steel Corporation in Abu Dhabi as their Deputy CEO and later joined Emirates Steel parent company SENAAT as their Vice President for Project Development. He was primarily responsible for all steel related investments and new project development to help diversify Abu Dhabi's manufacturing sector.

Sridhar Krishnamoorthy joined Gerdau Steel India Limited as Managing Director in 2013. Prior to that he was with Emirates Steel Corporation in Abu Dhabi as their Deputy CEO and later joined Emirates Steel parent company SENAAT as their Vice President for Project Development. He was primarily responsible for all steel related investments and new project development to help diversify Abu Dhabi’s manufacturing sector.

His past experiences include a Sales and Business Development role at Arcelor Mittal, across locations, a Project Engineer role at Bailey Controls in Australia and the same role at an Engineering consulting firm in Bangkok, Thailand. Sridhar started his career as a graduate engineer in Thermax India, working mainly in designing and building equipment for generating energy (such as steam boilers) and water treatment equipment.

He did his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Madras and completed his Master’s Degree in Energy Technology in Asian Institute of Technology Thailand. He also completed his MBA from Monash University, Australia.