Mr TV Narendran
Chairperson, Non-Executive Director
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 30 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.
Dr Sougata Ray
Non-Executive Independent Director
Dr. Sougata Ray is a Professor of Strategic Management, Faculty Member on the Board of Governors and former Dean of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) and a Visiting Professor and Member of Advisory Board of the Thomas Schmidheiny Centre for Family Enterprise of Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad. An alumnus of IIEST, Shibpur (formerly B.E. College, Shibpur) and IIM Ahemdabad, Sougata blends three decades of experiences in diverse roles – a researcher, visiting scholar, teacher and institution builder in some of the finest institutions in Asia, Europe and North America, an independent director in the Boards of publicly listed companies, an advisor to many medium and large corporations, family businesses and start ups and as Principal Consultant to leading International Development Agencies, in a strategic role in an emerging market MNC at a senior management level, and a frontline executive in a Maharatna State Owned Enterprise. Sougata specializes on strategy, corporate governance, international business, innovations, and entrepreneurship. Perhaps the most prolific and cited strategic management scholar in India, Sougata has written over 100 research papers, monographs, book chapters, case studies and published in top tier international journals and has served in editorial positions of leading management journals. He has taught in scores of executive education programs in India as well as abroad and conducted many workshops exclusively for Entrepreneurs, Owner-managers & C-Level Executives of companies in India, Asian, Middle Eastern and Nordic countries.
Dr Ansuman Das
Non-Executive Independent Director
Dr. Das graduated in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Rourkela and has a MBA Degree from University of Hull, UK with a British Council Scholarship under the Colombo Plan.
He has rich experience in Mines, Metals & Power sector. He started his career in Hindustan Aeronautics Limited as a Management Trainee and served 6 years in the Aeronautical production sector. Subsequently he joined National Aluminum Company Limited (NALCO) and served the company in many key functions. As Chairman-cum-Managing Director, NALCO a Navratna CPSE, he has made substantial contributions in areas of Project management, Operations, Sustainability, Marketing, Human Resources & Corporate Governance etc. In August 2015 Dr. Das was appointed as Member & subsequently The Chairman, Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB), Govt of India primarily engaged in selection of CMD’s and Functional Directors of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSE). He has also served the Govt of India as Chairman and Member of various search cum selection committees for Top Government Appointments including Regulatory Bodies & Government led SPVs etc. Based on his professional contributions he was conferred Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) in 2019 by Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar a premier technical university of the State. He was actively associated with several industry associations and was Chairman, CII, Odisha. He is also a Member of the Governing Board of XIMB University, Bhubaneswar
Mr Srikumar Menon
Non – Executive Independent Director
Mr. Menon is a Chartered Accountant and a Commerce Graduate from Hindu College, Delhi University and has more than 40 years of experience in business management & leadership and Finance. Mr. Menon commenced his career in October 1978 with Balmer Lawrie, where he devoted 16 years in finance functions holding various positions on PAN-India level and thereafter joined a joint venture of Balmer Lawrie, as CFO in 1994. In 1998, Mr. Menon joined Linde India Ltd (previously BOC India), Pidilite Industries in 2000 and again joined Linde India Ltd. in October 2001 as Finance Director and took over as the Managing Director of the Company in October 2008 and continued to hold the position until July 2013. He took over the responsibility for the South Asia cluster comprising of India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in January 2012 and was formally designated as the Managing Director, South Asia of the Linde Group in August 2013. He retired in December 2014 as the Managing Director, South Asia for the Linde Group. Mr. Menon has also held various positions in prestigious organization viz. past President of The Tollygunge Club, member of its General Committee, Council Member of the Eastern Region of the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce, a member of General Committee of CII etc. /p>
Mr Shashi Kant Maudgal
Non – Executive Independent Director
Mr. Maudgal is a Chemical Engineer from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and a Master of Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He has also done the Advanced Management Program from Harvard University. In his nearly four decades of industry experience, Mr. Maudgal has worked in India, the United States of America, London & South Korea. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Novelis (Asia) - an Aditya Birla Group Company - in Seoul, South Korea from 2012-16. Mr. Maudgal has held various other positions in the Aditya Birla Group including Chief Marketing Officer for the aluminum business and CEO of the Foil and Wheel business. He is presently on a project assignment at the Aditya Birla Group serving as Chief Executive (Integration) at UltraTech Cement. Mr. Maudgal has been on the Boards of Hindalco Almex Aerospace Limited, Novelis Asia and Aluminum Company of Malaysia Berhad and currently serves on the Board of The Tinplate Company of India Limited as an Independent Director. In Seoul, he was the Chairman of the Indian Chamber of Commerce in Korea, between 2013-15. Earlier in his career, Mr. Maudgal has worked in various capacities with reputed companies such as Asian Paints, Hindustan Ciba-Geigy, Arvind Mills and Ceat, and thus has valuable multi-industry experience.
Ms. Neeta Karmakar
Non – Executive Independent Director
Ms. Neeta Karmakar has rich experience of over 33 years across various sectors. She has significant experience in dealing with policy advocacy both, at State and Central Government level. She recently superannuated from the Confederation of Indian Industry as Regional & Senior Director (East and North East). Prior to this, Ms. Karmakar served as Secretary General, Indian Paints Association and Secretary General, Indian Fan Manufacturers Association. She has worked with companies like Larsen & Toubro Limited and Bharat Heavy Plates & Vessels Limited. Ms. Karmakar has completed Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (Finance) from IIM Calcutta and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Surathkal.
Mr Koushik Chatterjee
Mr. Koushik Chatterjee is a Commerce graduate from Calcutta University and a qualified Chartered Accountant from ICAI. Currently, he is Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of Tata Steel Ltd. He is having more than 23 years of experience in metal and mining industry. He has extensive experience in many areas like Group Financial Reporting, Investor Relations, Financing Strategy including debt and equity raising, Corporate M&A, Risk Management and Compliance, Taxation Strategy and planning, co-ordination of statutory and management reporting, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Corporate Communications, Strategic Procurement, Information Systems, Group Investments, Global Mining Projects and Assurance. During his tenure, Mr. Chatterjee has led the first overseas acquisition of Tata Steel i.e. NatSteel Asia followed by the acquisition of a Millennium Steel (now Tata Steel Thailand) in Thailand. In 2006-07, he played a critical role in the acquisition of Corus Group plc for USD 13.7 billion, leading the Country’s largest capital raising process for the acquisition. He is also a member of the International Integrated Reporting Council, Global Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures, Switzerland, the B20 Task Forces and is a Director of the World Steel Association, Brussels, Belgium. He has been appointed as the first Indian on the Global Preparers Forum, which is an advisory body of the International Accounting Standards Board, London. He has also been a visiting faculty in Corporate Finance at XLRI, Jamshedpur. /p>
Dr. Debashish Bhattacharjee
Additional Non-Executive Director
Dr. Debashish Bhattacharjee, 56 years, is the Vice President of Technology and New Materials Business of Tata Steel Limited. He joined the Research & Development (“R&D;”) function of Tata Steel in 1996 and headed the function as Chief Research & Development and Scientific Services between 2002 and 2009. Subsequently, from 2009 to 2017, he was seconded to Tata Steel Europe as Group Director Research, Development & Technology for Tata Steel Group. In 2017 he was given the responsibility to start business in new materials and has been holding the current designation since 2018. Dr. Debashish Bhattacharjee is a Bachelor in Metallurgical Engineering from Jadavpur University, M. Tech in Metallurgy from IIT Kanpur and PhD in Materials Science & Metallurgy from University of Cambridge, UK. Dr. Bhattacharjee is internationally recognized for his technology acumen and contributions to various areas of iron and steel and other materials technologies. He has more than 50 peer reviewed journal papers and more than 20 patents to his name. In recognition of his contribution to technology, Dr. Bhattacharjee has received Fellowship of the Indian National Academy of Engineering and Fellowship of the Indian Institute of Metals. He has held visiting professorships at three international universities viz. Imperial College London, University of Warwick, UK, and University of Science & Technology Beijing, China. He was awarded the Metallurgist of the Year award by the Ministry of Steel in 2004. Currently, Dr. Bhattacharjee is serving as a Director on the Board of Tata Advanced Materials Limited, Member of CII National Council for R&D; and Innovation and Member of Indian Institute of Metals National Council. /p>
Mrs Meena Lall
Mrs. Meena Lall is the Chief - Legal & Compliance at Tata Steel. She has done her LLB and B. Sc. from Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur. She comes from a family of Advocates and judges. After a stint of practice in High Court, Mrs. Lall joined Tata Steel in 1990 in the legal department. Since then she has handled complex issues and has gained experience in diverse fields of law, interacted and worked with several Counsels. Mrs. Lall was a director on a subsidiary of Tata Steel, before coming on the board of Tata Steel Long Products . /p>
Mr Ashish Anupam
Mr. Ashish Anupam is a B.E. in Mechanical from BIT, Mesra, Ranchi. He has also completed a General Management Programme from CEDEP (INSEAD, France). Mr. Ashish joined Tata Steel Limited as a Graduate Trainee in the year 1991. Since then, he has worked in many areas of Rolling Mills, International Trading Division and Marketing & Sales for different products (Flat Products, Long Products & Tubes) in various capacities. In 2004, he was promoted to Chief - Marketing and Sales (Tubes) and moved as Chief - Marketing & Sales (Long Products) in 2010. Mr. Ashish was appointed as the President and CEO of NatSteel Holdings Pte. Ltd., Singapore, in July, 2015. He held the said position till March, 2019. Mr. Anupam was appointed as the Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from March 14, 2019. He held the position of Non-Executive Director from March 14, 2019 till October 31, 2019. Thereafter, the Board appointed Mr. Anupam as the Managing Director of the Company with effect from November 01, 2019.