Venu Srinivasan, Ajay Piramal join Tata Sons as independent directors
Piramal serves on the Harvard Business School's board of Dean's Advisors, and is also Chairman of Pratham,
Mumbai: Tata Sons today appointed TVS Motor Chairman Venu Srinivasan and Piramal group chief Ajay Piramal as non-executive directors on its board with immediate effect.
Srinivasan is also Chairman of Sundaram-Clayton. He served as CII President during 2009-10, SIAM President
during 1999-2001 and also as Chairman of the National Safety Council. He was conferred with the JRD Tata Corporate Leadership Award by the All India Management Association for his contribution to leadership and management, and the Jamsetji Tata Lifetime Achievement award by the Indian Society for Quality in 2004.
A Padma Shri recipient, Srinivasan holds a degree from the College of Engineering, Chennai and a Master's Degree in Management from Purdue University, US.
Piramal serves on the Harvard Business School's board of Dean's Advisors, and is also Chairman of Pratham, which claims to be the world's largest NGO in primary education. Piramal has a BSc from Bombay University and a Master's in Management Studies from the Mumbai-based Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.
Vinod Kannan to take the lead as new CEO of Vistara; Leslie Thng to join senior rank in Singapore Airlines
Vistara is a 51:49 joint venture airline between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines. Vinod Kannan is set to take over as Vistara's CEO from 1 January, 2022
The stake sale process, which begun on January 2020, faced delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic