Mr. Tandon obtained his B.Tech degree in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT Bombay in 1962. During his tenure of four decades, he was the Director and CEO of Sunflag Iron and Steel Plant, Maharashtra; Director and CEO of Essar Steel; and Jt. Managing Director and CEO of JSW Steel Limited. He was also Director– Projects in JSW Steel Limited. He was designated as the first CEO
of Corporate Sustainability of JSW Group. He has received prestigious awards for his meritorious contribution to the Metallurgical Industries, such as ‘Tata Gold Medal’ by Indian Institute of Metals in 2000, ‘Distinguished Aluminus Award’
from IIT Bombay in the year 2001 and ‘National Metallurgist (Industry) Award of Ministry of Steel and Mines, Government of India’ in the year 2007.