September 24, 2016 10:26 PM ET

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Company Overview of Tata Sons Limited

Company Overview

Tata Sons Limited engages in automotive, steel, consultancy, power, communication, chemical, trading and distribution, beverage, air conditioning and engineering service, hotel, auto component, development, infrastructure, financial service, insurance, retail, digital infrastructure, teleservices, and retail store businesses. It manufactures cars and utility vehicles, and watches and jewelry, as well as parts for automotive and aerospace sectors; and produces steel, soda ash, crop nutrients, crop protection products, iodized salt, fertilizers, specialty chemicals, tea, coffee, and water. The company also provides IT services, consulting, and business solutions; Internet routers and wholesale...

Bombay House

24, Homi Mody Street

Mumbai,  400 001


Founded in 1868


91 22 6665 8282


91 22 5665 8160

Key Executives for Tata Sons Limited

Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of Finance and Company Secretary
Age: 61
Chief Executive Officer of Serwizsol
Age: 79
Managing Director of Titan Industries
Age: 62
Chief Ethics Officer and Member of the Group Executive Council
Age: 48
Managing Director of TATA Teleservices Ltd
Age: 67
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Tata Sons Limited Key Developments

Tata Sons Plans Acquisitions

Tata Sons Limited is open to acquisitions. Chairman Cyrus Mistry stated that the company is open to acquisitions within and outside India, besides organic growth. "We continue to remain open to growth opportunities in India and overseas through the organic route and through acquisitions," he said.

Tata Sons Names Amit Chandra as Non-Executive Director

Amit Chandra, managing director, Bain Capital has been appointed as a non-executive director of Tata Sons Ltd. with effect from 26 August. With Chandra's appointment, the Tata Sons board now has nine directors, including Venu Srinivasan and Ajay Piramal who were appointed non-executive directors on 25 August. The other Tata Sons board members include Cyrus P. Mistry (chairman), Ishaat Hussain, Vijay Singh, Prof. Nitin Nohria, Ronen Sen and Farida Khambhata. Chandra joined Bain Capital as managing director in early 2008 and is part of the firm's leadership team in Asia. He serves as a Trustee on several Tata Trusts and is a member of the board of directors of Genpact, L&T Finance, Tata Investment Corporation, Emcure Pharmaceuticals, Akanksha Foundation and GiveIndia.

Tata Sons Announces Management Appointments

Tata Sons has appointed industrialists Venu Srinivasan and Ajay Piramal as non-executive directors, effective from August 25, 2016. While Srinivasan is the chairman of Sundaram-Clayton and TVS Motor Company, Piramal is the chairman of Piramal Group and the Shriram Capital. Srinivasan has served as the president of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) for the year 2009-10, president of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) for the period 1999-2001, and Chairman of the National Safety Council, Government of India. Piramal, who serves on the Harvard Business School's Board of Dean's Advisors, serves as the Chairman of Pratham, and was the former Chairman of the Board of Governors of IIT Indore. He served on the board of State Bank of India and has been a Member of the Prime Minister's Council for Trade & Industry.

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