Shri Atul Bhatt took charge as Chairman and Managing Director of MECON Limited on 01.10.2016. Shri Bhatt is a Chemical Engineer from IIT, Delhi (1986) and a Post Graduate in Management from IIM, Calcutta (1989). Prior to joining MECON he was Executive Director (Business Development and Corporate Planning) in NMDC and was instrumental in formulation of Strategic Management Plan 2025 for the Company and was responsible for all mergers & acquisition activities of the Company. Shri Bhatt has also served in Arcelor Mittal as General Manager (Mergers & Acquisition) based in London, UK and as Country Manager (Iran) based in Tehran, Iran. Shri Bhatt has also worked in Tata Steel for a number of years, where he started his career as a Graduate Trainee in 1986.