Tata Steel Ltd on 19 September 2013 named TV Narendran as managing director-designate, India and South East Asia and inducted him as additional director on the board. TV Narendran will succeed HM Nerurkar who retires on 31 October 2013.
The board has also appointed group chief financial officer Koushik Chatterjee as the group Executive Director, finance and corporate.
About TV Narendran
TV Narendran (48), a mechanical engineer from REC (NIT) Trichy, TamilNadu, joined Tata Steel in 1988 after completing MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
TV Narendran worked in the International Trading Division of Tata Steel from 1988 to 1997 wherein he spent five years in Dubai looking after Tata Steels' exports to the Middle East.
From 1997 to 2001 he spent time in Tata Steels' marketing and sales division and was involved in market development work for the Cold Rolling Mill Project, Supply Chain Management, Sales Planning etc.
From 2001 to 2003 he was the Chief of Marketing and Sales (Long Products) and played a key role in building the 'Tata Tiscon' brand and the distribution network for the same.
From 2003 to 2005 he worked with Muthuraman, the then Managing Director of Tata Steel as his Principal Executive Officer.
TV Narendran is currently Vice President, Safety and Flat Products of Tata Steel.
About Tata Steel Limited
Established in 1907, Tata Steel is among the top ten global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of over 28 million tonnes per annum (mtpa). It is now one of the world's most geographically-diversified steel producers, with operations in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries.
Tata Steel’s larger production facilities include those in India, the UK, the Netherlands, Thailand, Singapore, China and Australia. Operating companies within the Group include Tata Steel Limited (India), Tata Steel Europe Limited (formerly Corus), NatSteel, and Tata Steel Thailand (formerly Millennium Steel).
Who: TV Narendran
When: 19 September 2013