(The following press release from Tata Motors was received by e-mail. The
sender verified the statement.)
``Tata Motors deeply regrets to announce the untimely and tragic demise of its
Managing Director, Karl Slym, in Bangkok earlier today. Karl Slym was in
Bangkok to attend a meeting of the Board of Directors of Tata Motors Thailand
Karl Slym joined Tata Motors in October 2012, and was providing leadership to
the company through a challenging market environment. The company shares in
the grief of Karl Slym's wife and family at their irreparable loss".
Chairman's message: "I am deeply saddened to inform you about the untimely and
tragic demise of our company's Managing Director, Karl Slym. Karl was visiting
Bangkok for a meeting of the Board of Directors of Tata Motors Thailand Ltd.,
and passed away earlier today.
Karl joined us in October 2012, and was a valued colleague who was providing
strong leadership at a challenging time for the Indian auto industry. In this
hour of grief, our thoughts are with Karl's wife and family.''
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