Alois Virag

Nayara Energy

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Alois Virag is responsible for driving the growth strategy and operations of Nayara Energy Limited in India. He brings more than 30 years of downstream industry experience in refining, petrochemicals, fuel marketing and retail. Alois has an enviable track record of leading businesses across emerging as well as developed markets with expertise in numerous and complex capital projects, turnarounds and digitization.

Prior to Nayara Energy, Alois was the Senior Vice President - Downstream for Middle East and Asia at OMV, an Austrian Multinational integrated oil and gas company headquartered in Vienna. Alois is also a board member of the European Refining Industry Association.

Alois holds an Executive MBA from Harvard Business School and a Doctorate from Vienna Institute of Technology where he also obtained his Graduate Engineering degree (Technical Chemistry). He did post-doctoral research at St. Louis, Washington University.

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