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Ratan Tata

About Ratan Tata

Ratan Tata is the Chairman of the diversified conglomerate Tata Group.

Personal Biography

Ratan Tata is never married.

He is an avid dog lover and is the proud owner of two German shepherds - Tito and Tango. Ratan Tata plans to start a world class veterinary hospital in Mumbai after his retirement as he feels that there is lack of good medical facilities for pets in the country.

Professional Career

He is credited for much of the success of the Tata Group and was credited for overseeing Tata Group grow into a $100 billion empire. Ratan Tata took over the Tata group in 1991 when ti has a revenue of about Rs. 14,000 crore. He took the charge from JRD Tata.

Ratan Tata is a Cornell architecture graduate. He has left India at the age of 15 and returned in 1962 to join the Tata Group. He worked in the group's textile mills reviving Nelco. After 29 years, he took over as the Tata Group chairman.

After being at the helm for 21 years, Ratan Tata retired as the Chairman of Tata Group on 28 December 2012. Cyrus Mistry took over as the Chairman.

Ratan Tata in News

Convergence Will be the Game Changer, Disrupting and Transforming Business in the Subcontinent - Notes Frost & Sullivan
Business Wire IndiaTechnological advancements and innovations have paved the way for a world connected and linked in every aspect including industries and enterprises. Connectivity and Convergence are diffusing boundaries and separating industries and transforming their way of doing business.  These will play a crucial role in developing the business landscape of tomorrow

Ratan Tata Bets Big on Infinite Analytics, A Predictive Analytics Company
Business Wire IndiaInfinite Analytics, a company out of MIT, received funding from Ratan Tata to expand its state-of-the-art predictive analytics technology to verticals beyond retail and e-commerce.   Existing investors like Nikhil Vora of Sixth Sense Ventures and new investors from Silicon Valley and India have also participated in this round

Frost & Sullivan Honors Keshub Mahindra with 2015 Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) Award
Business Wire IndiaThe greatest strength of an entrepreneur stems from their unwavering determination and vision for the future, where success lies not only in their capacity to build and grow an enterprise but in their ability to inspire and lead others, cultivating flexibility in a vision that is continually aligned with the changing dynamics and needs of the market

INK Invites Applications For INK Fellows Program 2015
Business Wire IndiaINK, a community that transforms imagination to impact, is inviting applications for its prestigious INK Fellows Program 2015. INKFellows Program is a platform for discovery and exposure that equips young change-makers with the mentorship, support, networks and specially designed opportunities necessary to help take their brilliant work to the next level

Equitymaster’s Annual Investor Survey
Cyrus Mistry Retains Investors’ Trust Built By Ratan Tata Mukesh Ambani Group outperforms ADAG but both lose out to “None of the above” Completing a year at the helm of one of the biggest conglomerates of the country, Cyrus Mistry definitely seems to have retained the trust of his investors, a new survey said

Lenovo Packs a Powerfully Compact Smartphone with The All New s580
Lenovo  (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced the launch of S580, a new addition to its popular S-series smartphones. The S580 combines sleek design elements with quad-core performance, laser-etched fabric-feel rear cover and 12.7 cms (5) wide-view HD display for an overall impressive mobile user experience.     Powered by a 1

SoftBank Group to Invest $627 Million in Snapdeal, India’s Largest Online Marketplace
SoftBank Internet and Media, Inc. (“SIMI”) and Snapdeal today announced definitive agreements under which the SoftBank Group (further described below) will become the largest investor in Snapdeal, through a total investment of $627 million.

Chairman Emeritus, Tata Sons, Mr. Ratan Tata Receives the Frost & Sullivan Growth, Innovation and Leadership Award for Visionary Innovation at GIL India: 2014
The sixth edition of GIL 2014: India concluded successfully at the Taj Lands End Hotel in Mumbai. Mr. Ratan Tata received the Frost & Sullivan Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) Award for Visionary Innovation from Mr. Aroop Zutshi, Global President & Managing Partner and Mr. Rajiv Kumar, Senior Partner & Global Vice President

Emeritus Ratan Tata to Receive Frost & Sullivan’s Prestigious 2014 Growth, Innovation and Leadership Award at GIL India
Frost & Sullivan will reconvene its annual Growth, Innovation and Leadership Executive Congress (GIL 2014: India) at the Taj Hotel in Mumbai on 23rd September 2014. This year’s Journey to Visionary Innovation continues with a focus on emerging and innovative technologies that are radically disrupting, collapsing and transforming industries

India Aviation 2014 at Hyderabad from March 12-16
Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India, jointly with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organizing the 4th Edition of India Aviation 2014

Aanjaneya Lifecare Storms into ILC Power Brand 2013
-- Aanjaneya Lifecare Voted as “Corporate Governance & Sustainability Vision Award 2013” ahead of Leading Nominees at 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2013. -- Dr

Dr. Mukesh Batra, Dr. Mukesh Hariawala, Dilip Surana of Microlabs, Upinder Zutshi of Infinite Computers, Dr. Ravindranath of Global Hospitals, Ratan Tata, Priyanka Chopra Among Others Declared Winners at 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave 2013
In a sequel to a two month voting & Nation’s quest to choose the coveted & prestigious ILC Power Brand 2013, the 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2013 was held on Friday, 21st June at Hotel Leela, Mumbai in a star-studded glittering award ceremony attended by top leaders, business tycoons, social reformers & Political Leaders

Priyanka Chopra, Manish Malhotra, Dr. Mukesh Batra, Ratan Tata, Mukesh Ambani, Dr. Laud, Dr. Mukesh Hariawala, Dilip Surana Among Others to Receive Prestigious India Leadership Conclave Awards 2013
As Indian Affairs enters into the 4th edition of India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2013, Indian Affairs, Asia’s Most Credible News Magazine, has witnessed a sea of change in the overall aspects of the Indian Economy, Political Set Up, Economic Reforms, Judicial Empowerment & Social transformation

4th Annual India Leadership Conclave and Indian Affairs Business Leadership Award 2013 Nominations Gain Momentum as India Votes to Chose Leaders
The much awaited & prestigious 4th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards Nominations ( Finalists 2013 are announced today with voting line open organized by Indian Affairs, Asia’s biggest title in News Analysis (www.indianaffairs

Supreme Court directs IT department to transcribe tapped Nira Radia conversations
The bench was hearing a petition of Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata

SC pulls up government for its report on Nira Radia conversation leak
Government rejects suggestions that they are responsible for the conversation leak

Ratan Tata, Cyrus Mistry meet Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda
Tata Group Chairman Ratan Naval Tata and his deputy and chairman designate Cyrus Mistry met Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda here.

Vikram Gandhi, Investment Banking Veteran, Forms VSG Capital Advisors to Focus on India & Asia
Vikram Gandhi today announced the setting up of his new firm called VSG Capital Advisors. The Firm will provide cross-border and domestic investment and advisory services in the private, public and social sectors. VSG Capital Advisors will help bring institutional, high net worth and developmental capital to India

Tejas Networks CEO & MD, Mr. Sanjay Nayak Wins ELCINA – EFY 'Electronics Man of the Year' Award
Tejas Networks, a leader in next-generation optical networking products, announced today that Mr. Sanjay Nayak, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, has been awarded the ‘Electronics Man of the Year’ Award for 2010-11 by ELCINA, Electronic Industries Association of India. Mr. Sanjay Nayak received the award from Dr. R

2G scam: Delhi court rejects plea against Ambani, Tata, Radia and Dayalu
A Delhi court on Thursday dismissed pleas for a direction to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to make Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Chairman Anil Ambani, Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata, corporate lobbyist Niira Radia and DMK supremo M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal, as accused in the 2G spectrum scam.

2G Scam: PAC unlikely to summit report
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament, which is headed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi, is unlikely to submit its report on the 2G spectrum scam during its current tenure.

PAC questions Anil Ambani in 2G scam probe
The Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) questioned Reliance Communications Chairman Anil Ambani on Tuesday in connection with the 2G spectrum scam probe.

2G scam: Radia evasive, Tata candid, says Joshi
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman Murli Manohar Joshi on Monday said corporate lobbyist Niira Radia was evasive, while answering the questions in connection with the 2G spectrum scam.

2G scam: Ratan Tata appears before PAC
Industrialist Ratan Tata appeared before the Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) today for questioning in connection with the 2G spectrum scam.

2G scam: Niira Radia appears before PAC
Corporate lobbyist Niira Radia appeared before the Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Monday in connection with the alleged irregularities in the allocation of 2G spectrum.

2G scam: Ratan Tata, Radia to appear before PAC
Industrialist Ratan Tata and corporate lobbyist Niira Radia are scheduled to appear before Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) today in connection with the alleged irregularities in the allocation of 2G spectrum.

Supreme Court to hear Ratan Tata plea to stop Radia tapes
The Supreme Court will hear Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata' plea to stop further publication of the contents of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia tapes today.

World's Top CEOs & Philanthropists Debate and Decide Which of Humanity's Grand Challenges Could Be Solved by X PRIZEs; X PRIZE Foundation's Visioneering Workshop Identifies Top Prize Ideas
The X PRIZE Foundation hosted more than a hundred CEOs, philanthropists, heads of innovation and government leaders at its annual "Visioneering Workshop" held at Fox Studios in Los Angeles on April 16th and 17th, 2011. The weekend was focused on identifying the world's biggest problems, the "Grand Challenges" which are best addressable through incentive competitions

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