Ratan Tata inducted on board of the INTERPOL Foundation

Nov 15, 2014 16:18 IST

Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata on 14 November 2014 was inducted on the board of INTERPOL Foundation to contribute to two new global initiatives aimed at combating organised crime and terrorist activities by the foundation.

The two initiatives include protecting cultural property and modernising channels of international judicial cooperation.

The other board members include HSBC CEO Stuart Gulliver, Credit Agricole Chairman Jean-Marie Sander, Abraaj Capital Chairman and CEO Arif Naqvi and Renault-Nissan Alliance Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn.

The board is headed by Prince Albert II of Monaco and former Lebanese Deputy Prime Minister Elias Murr. The other initiatives of the Foundation include I-Checkit, which protects airlines, hotels, banks from threats of identity frauds.


• Officially created in 1923 as the International Criminal Police Commission, the Organization came to known as INTERPOL in 1956. The organization headquarters are in Lyon, France.
• INTERPOL is the world’s largest international police organization with 190 member countries. It enables police around the world to work together to make the world a safer place.
• It has an annual budget of around 78 million Euros most of which is provided through annual contributions by its member countries.

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