Wanted: Successor to Ratan Tata

What the successor has to manage.  A 140 year old group with…. Turnover – $71 billion Employees – 357,000 Number of companies under the group – 98 To replace – Ratan Tata Anyone interested / capable ? India’s Tata conglomerate is looking around the world for a successor to Ratan Tata, the 71-year old chairman…

Singapore confers honorary citizenship on Ratan Tata

Singapore on Friday conferred its honorary citizenship on Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata Group, in recognition of his abiding business relationship with the island nation and his contribution to the growth of high-tech sectors in Singapore. Tata is the first Indian to receive the honorary citizenship of Singapore. Singapore President S.R. Nathan presented the award…

Ratan Tata avenges JN Tata’s insult?

I had sometime earlier read about the British denying of an steel plant to JN Tata in the early 1900s which lead to him starting a steel company in India which finally led to Tata Steel. Today, Ratan Tata, the descendant of the enterprising pioneer has bought over the mega steel company Corus and two…

KV Kamath is Businessman of the year – 2007

ICICI Bank chief executive officer K.V. Kamath has been named Businessman of the Year for 2007 by Forbes Asia, for his steadiness at steering ICICI into one of Asia’s top banks. Under Mr Kamath’s watch since 1996, ICICI Bank’s market capitalisation has risen to $31 billion, placing it among the region’s top 10 banks.“By this…