Key Appointments – October

Amit Kedia


Mr. Amit Kedia joined as Vice President – International Internal Audit, based in Gulf Oil India office in Mumbai. Amit will lead the Company’s global Operational & Financial Internal Audit function, and perform continuous assessment of risks. He will be responsible for planning, performing, reporting and following up on Financial, Operational and Information System audits.  Amit will report functionally to Group President Corporate Governance and Development, Mr YM Kale, and administratively to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.

Amit brings 15 years of professional excellence in Risk Management, Internal Audit, Internal Controls, Sarbanes Oxley to mention a few areas. His last stint was with Mondelez Foods India Private Limited as Head of Internal Controls, India. He was associated earlier with Tata Global Beverages Ltd., KPMG and ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited.

Amit is Chartered Accountant & has completed his Masters in Commerce from Mumbai University. Email:

Petr Bobysud


Petr Bobysud joined Gulf Oil Supply Company Limited as Commercial Director. He is based in Czech Republic. He reports to Mr. Camille Nehme, VP Europe, and will be responsible for leading the business development in Central and Eastern Europe setting up and executing the business strategy.

He worked over 24 years in the Royal Dutch Shell Group, in global, regional and national roles, and led the growth of Shell operations, brand presence and financial results in the Central and Eastern European region. The range of roles he performed include areas as business development, sales and marketing, general management, change management, corporate governance and ethics and compliance in the areas of automotive, energy, industry, chemicals, transport and retail industries. In his recent role in Shell as Business Compliance Officer, he covered the wide portfolio of Shell businesses, activities, investments and support functions in Upstream (crude oil), Integrated Gas, Downstream (sales and marketing of products and services as retail stations, fuel cards, loyalty system, lubricants, aviation, chemicals), Project and Technology (building major projects, licensing, etc.), Mergers and Acquisitions, Contracting and Procurement to name few. Email:

Lucy Xu


Lucy Xu will be joining Gulf Oil China as Technology Manager. She will lead the Technology Team and report to our General Manager Mr. Arthur Liu. She has a Master Degree from Petroleum University of China and Doctorate from the University of Surrey. Prior to starting with us, Lucy worked in BP Castrol as Component Development Technologist and Senior Development Technologist.

Sahin Alam


Sahin Alam joined Gulf Oil Bangladesh as Deputy Manager- HR & Administration and will be based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Prior to working with us, Sahin worked with Robert Bosch Bangladesh Limited. Email:

Please extend your full support to all in their respective roles.