Ratan Tata was born in 28 Dec in Surat, Gujarat, to Naval Tata and his first wife, Sonoo. He has a younger brother Jimmy, and a step. Ratan Tata Biography – Ratan Tata has been the Chairman of Tata Group for almost two decades. Tata was born on 28th December in Bombay, India. After ruling the Tata empire for more than two decades as its chairman, Ratan Naval Tata is set to retire on December 28, As a tribute to.

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This decision came under scrutiny following objections from other executives of the company and questions were raised regarding his ability to run the corporation. Contact our editors with your feedback. Retrieved 14 January It’s anybody’s guess who will finally make the cut, but the qualities expected of this paragon are fairly clear to all.

Preety Kumar, managing partner at global executive search firm Amrop, gives the neutral observer’s viewpoint. There’s a personal angle to the “immense history”: A bachelor, Tata continues to live in a flat in Colaba, filled with books and dogs.

Returning to India and joining the Tata Group didn’t mean any substantial improvement in his standard of living.

But not outside the company, and certainly not outside the country, seems to be the majority opinion. Cornell University Harvard Business School.

As the Chairman of Tata Group, he was able to achieve international recognition and prestige for his company. Tata invested personal savings in Snapdeal — one of India’s leading e-commerce websites —and, in JanuaryTeabox auutobiography, an online premium Indian Tea seller, [28] and CashKaro. Retrieved 27 March Retrieved 31 March Retrieved 11 March Archived from the original on 24 September He is a director on the boards tats Alcoa Inc.

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Individual company heads were larger-than-life personalities in their own right, and had ruled these satraps for decades: L eft to himself, Ratan Tata would probably have stayed on in the United States after training as an architect at Cornell University. Archived from the original on 30 May Going by that logic, Ratan’s ‘follies’ were decisions guided by prescience and not instinct and gut feel. Managing Cultural Diversity Second ed. After ruling the Tata empire for more than two decades as its chairman, Ratan Naval Tata is set to retire on December 28, Although the Anglo-Dutch company had several plants in the United Kingdom, there was little attempt to stop the deal by either political parties or trade unions.

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Foreseeing expansion of capital markets, which meant easier access to money for new projects, Ratan helped draw up a group strategic plan in Which is perhaps why he retains the common touch, and focusses on innovations that will make the lives of ordinary people easier.

One of his first acts was to sell Tomco; swift exits from pharma and textiles and, later, cement, followed. I have never been a real gambler in the sense that some very successful businessmen have been,” he said. He made his first solo flight at 17 and enjoys piloting his Falcon Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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But even JRD’s backing wasn’t enough to help Ratan achieve many of his ambitions for the group. Tata went on to prove autobiogrphy wrong. Od an interview a few years ago, Ratan had drawn up a somewhat simplistic checklist: JRD is admired for creating world-class companies that could be globally competitive at a time when India was still not thinking scale and was instead leaning towards a socialist set up.

Ratan’s folly S till, the markets have usually considered Tata to be out of his depth, questioning — and dismissing — his big, bold moves as ‘Ratan’s follies’. But the crown remained shaky for several years — there was conjecture as late as that Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry would oust Ratan and take over the mantle of Tata Group head. Kristin Feireiss of Germany and Ratan N. It is a question of where you view that from. But some things will remain constant — Tata stepped into the shoes of a giant in