Tata Steel promotes India head TV Narendran as global CEO

Tata Steel has promoted T V Narendran, currently MD for India and South East Asia, as the company’s new CEO and Managing Director.

The Board also reappointed Koushik Chatterjee as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer for a period of 5 years with effect from November 9, 2017, when his present term expires on November 8, 2017.

With this, Chatterjee would now report to TV Narendran.

Narendran has been Managing Director for India and South East Asia from November 01, 2013.

“During his tenure in the last four years, Tata Steel has successfully executed and commissioned one of the largest greenfield projects in India – the Kalinganagar steel plant and also enhanced its ability to deliver to higher value segments like steel for automobiles,” the company said.

A mechanical engineer by training, TV Narendran joined Tata Steel after completing his MBA from IIM Calcutta in 1988.

Narendran has spent several years in Tata Steel in India and abroad – including Marketing & Sales, International Trade, Supply Chain & Planning, and Operation & General management.