Tata Sons chairman N. Chandrasekaran is prone to get an extension of his tenure from the board, a number of reviews have steered. The board members of Tata Sons are going to satisfy on Friday, February, to approve his extension and deliberate on new members to the crew as effectively. Chandrasekaran’s current time period as chairman of the Tata Sons goes to finish this month.
One of Tatas’ most dependable workers, Chandrasekharan took over the management of the enterprise conglomerate in 2017 at a time when the Tata Group was going through a management disaster when his predecessor Cyrus Mistry was ousted by the board. Till then, he headed the Tata Group’s IT agency TCS.
Known popularly as ‘Marathon Man’, Chandrasekaran joined as an intern on the Tata Consultancy Group in 1987, and journeyed from there for 30 years to safe the topmost place on the enterprise conglomerate. Under his watch, the Tata Group reinsured its position within the aviation sector by buying erstwhile nationwide provider Air India. However, this is among the many achievements Chandrasekaran has formed for his stint on the Tata Group.
The intern at TCS paved his manner by the corporate and took over the extra necessary roles at Tata Group one by one. Thirty years later when the federal government introduced the Padma Bhushan awards, N. Chandrasekaran added one other feather to his crown, to make him at par together with his mentors S Ramadorai and the late FC Kolhi. He joined the Board of Tata Sons in October 2016 and was appointed Chairman in January 2017.
Chandrasekaran was born in Tamil Nadu in 1963 and studied in a authorities faculty within the state earlier than pursuing his bachelor’s diploma in Applied Sciences from the Coimbatore Institute of Technology. Thereafter, he accomplished his Master of Computer Applications (MCA) from the Regional Engineering College in Tiruchirappalli earlier than becoming a member of TCS in 1987. Over the following twenty years, he climbed the steps on the firm, which has consolidated its place as the biggest personal sector employer in India and the nation’s Most worthy firm.
“His (Chandrasekaran’s) appointment as chairman followed a 30-year business career at TCS, which he joined from university. Chandra rose through the ranks at TCS to become CEO and Managing Director of the leading global IT solution and consulting firm,” TCS says on its website. The long career with the Tata Group earned him the name of ‘Chandra’ at the Bombay House, the headquarters of Tata Group in Mumbai.
Under his leadership, TCS generated total revenues of US $16.5 billion in 2015-16 and consolidated its position as the largest private sector employer in India and the country’s most valuable company, it said. “Chandra embedded a culture of customer-focus and innovation at TCS,” the corporate mentioned on its web site.
Chandrasekaran was also appointed by the Reserve Bank of India on its Board in 2016. He also served as the chairman of NASSCOM in 2013-13, apart from being an active member at India’s bilateral business forums including USA, UK, Australia and Japan.