Mr. T. V. Narendran is a mechanical engineer from REC (NIT), Trichy and an MBA from IIM Calcutta. Currently, he is CEO & MD of Tata Steel Ltd. He is having more than 32 years of experience in metal and mining industry. He has extensive experience in many areas including Marketing & Sales, International Trade, Supply Chain, Planning, Operation & General Management, in India and abroad. In 2005, he was actively involved in the Tata Steel’s first overseas acquisition, NatSteel and played a key role in its integration with Tata Steel. Eventually, he led the operations in NatSteel and took over as its President & CEO on January 1, 2008. Mr. Narendran was appointed as the Managing Director (India & South-East Asia) in November, 2013. During his tenure, Tata Steel has successfully executed and commissioned one of the largest greenfield projects in India – The Kalinganagar Steel Plant in Odisha and also enhanced its ability to deliver to higher value segments like steel for automobiles. He is a member of Executive Committee of the World Steel Association. Besides this, he is part of various prestigious organization both at global and Indian level, namely National Council of CII, BRICS Business Council, India Myanmar Joint Trade & Investment Forum, etc.