During his career, Vik Bansal has led companies to many amazing successes. He has been an executive in a number of large organizations in the United States, Asia, and Australia. He has built a reputation as a global leader and an expert in business. His leadership has earned him international recognition for his sustainable business models. He is a leader who focuses on the health of the entire organization and seeks to create sustained competitive advantage through sustainable infrastructure.
During his early career, Bansal was hired by the French manufacturing company Alstom. In this role, Bansal was responsible for operational leadership and metal processing services. He was responsible for a billion-dollar division that operated in 21 countries. Despite the large size of the company, he was able to transform it from a company that was struggling to survive to a successful business. He had a reputation for positive outcomes, and the opportunity to lead a large corporation was an opportunity he did not pass up.
He eventually landed a position with Steel & Tube, the largest steel distribution company in Australia. There, he worked for three years. In 2007, Bansal became divisional general manager of Steel & Tube. During his time there, he led the company to a five-fold increase in market capitalization and a rise of over 120 places in the ASX market index. He was also able to improve Cleanaway, the company’s waste management business, from a company that was struggling to survive in the ASX market to a company that had become a sustainable business.
Bansal then served as the group president of the Asia Pacific region for Valmont Industries. He was able to develop a new operating strategy that focused on the use of his experience and his strengths. He was also able to increase shareholder value. He was able to improve the company’s debt burden and increase its market capitalization from less than $1 billion to more than $5 billion. He also led the company to win the Turnaround Management Association’s Turnaround of the Year award.
He also earned a master of laws degree in enterprise governance from Bond University in 2021. He also served as a non-executive board member for a number of companies. He was a founding board member of the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council and served on the advisory panel for the Great Barrier Reef Foundation. He was also a board member of the Australian Steel Institute. He was also a member of the National Association of Manufacturers and Disability Services Australia.
Bansal has also served as the chief operating officer for Valmont Industries. In that role, he has overseen the company’s employee base of over 5,000 people worldwide. He has also been the CEO of Cleanaway Waste Management, the largest waste management company in Australia. He has also served on the Board of Directors for Infracon and Infracon International.
Vik Bansal has spent more than thirty years of his career in the c-suite of major industrial organizations, with over twenty years in senior leadership roles. He has also demonstrated his leadership skills in a number of companies, including Cleanaway and OneSteel Distribution.