BS Canth took over as executive director of Indian Oil Corporation’s Andhra Pradesh State Office (APSO) recently in place of PM Nazirudden who has moved to the corporation’s western regional office in Mumbai.
Canth was previously the general manager of Indian Oil’s Uttar Pradesh State Officer (UPSO).
He holds a masters degree in personnel management and industrial relations and also a degree in law. He has ben with Indian Oil for almost three decades and has the unique distinction of working in staff and line functions in the field as well as administrative offices.
In his earlier assignment, Canth spearheaded the UPSO to all India No. 1 rank among the company’s 16 state officers for the year 2011-12. He took up and completed many projects for infrastructure development in the state apart from introducing IT tools in business processes including SMS indenting in LPG bottling plants, which was the first in the country.