The Chairman Of TATA Sons In 2017, 2018
Natarajan Chandrasekaran is the chairman of Tata Sons. Chandrasekaran took over as the CEO of Tata Consultancy Services on November 6, 2009 prior to which he was COO and executive director of TCS.
Tata Sons Limited is the holding company of the Tata Group and holds the bulk of shareholding in group companies. It was established as a trading enterprise in 1868. About 66% of the equity capital of Tata Sons is held by philanthropic trusts endowed by members of the Tata family. The biggest two of these trusts are the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust and Sir Ratan Tata Trust.
Tata Sons is the owner of the Tata name and the Tata trademarks, which are registered in India and several other countries.
Natarajan Chandrasekaran took over as Chairman of Tata Sons on 21 February 2017.
In 2017, it turned from a public limited company to a private limited one.
Brief Biography Of Natarajan Chandrasekaran
Chandrasekaran was born in a Tamil family in Mohanur near Namakkal in Tamil Nadu. He resides in Mumbai, with his wife Lalitha and their son, Pranav. Chandrasekaran is an avid photographer, music aficionado and a passionate long-distance runner who has completed marathons in Amsterdam, Boston, Chicago, Berlin, Mumbai, New York and Tokyo. He completed his fastest marathon or personal record (PR) at TCS New York City Marathon (2014) with a finishing time of 5 hr 00 min 52 sec.
- Born: Natarajan Chandrasekaran 1962
- Residence: Mohanur, Namakkal District, Tamil Nadu, India
- Education: BSC.Applied Science.,MCA
- Occupation: Chairman of Tata Group
- Wife Name: Lalitha
- Children: Pranav (Son)
Natarajan Chandrasekaran Achievements At TATA
Chandrasekaran has spent his career in TCS, joining the company in 1987 after completing masters in computer applications from Regional Engineering College, Trichy, (now National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli) in Tamil Nadu.
Under his leadership TCS has generated consolidated revenues of US $16.5 billion in 2015-16. With over 353,000 consultants, TCS has become the largest private sector employer in India. TCS remains the most valuable company in India ended 2015-16 with a market capitalization of over USD 70 billion. Under Chandrasekaran’s leadership, TCS was rated as the world’s most powerful brand in IT Services in 2015 and was recognized as a Global Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute across 24 countries.
On October 25, 2016 Chandrasekaran, CEO & managing director of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), was appointed as additional director on the Tata Sons Board.