17 May, 2010
Mr. Rajiv Dube, President of the Passenger Car Business Unit, has communicated his decision to resign from the company to pursue other interests outside the Tata Group. His request has been accepted.
With immediate effect, Mr. S. Krishnan, Senior Vice President (Commercial), responsible for sales, marketing and customer support functions of the business, will also take charge of the Premier Car Division in addition to his current responsibilities. Similarly, Mr. Girish Wagh, Head Small Car Project, will take on the additional responsibility of the passenger car business’ manufacturing operations and product development activities. Both of them will directly report to Mr. P.M. Telang, Managing Director India Operations of Tata Motors.
Mr. Dube has played an instrumental role in the growth of the company’s passenger car business, since the formation of the division in 1998. Tata Motors acknowledges his contribution to the company, and wishes him all success in his future career.
Mr. Dube, who joined the Tata Group in 1983, began his career in the manufacturing operations of Tata Motors at Jamshedpur. He joined the Tata Administrative Services in 1990 and was assigned to Tata Industries in 1991. He was reassigned to Tata Motors in 1998, when the passenger car division was formed.
About Tata Motors
Tata Motors is India’s largest automobile company, with consolidated revenues of Rs.70,938.85 crores ($ 14 billion) in 2008-09. Through subsidiaries and associate companies, Tata Motors has operations in the UK, South Korea, Thailand and Spain. Among them is Jaguar Land Rover, the business comprising the two iconic British brands. It also has an industrial joint venture with Fiat in India. With over 5.9 million Tata vehicles plying in India, Tata Motors is the country’s market leader in commercial vehicles and among the top three in passenger vehicles. It is also the world’s fourth largest truck manufacturer and the second largest bus manufacturer. Tata cars, buses and trucks are being marketed in several countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia and South America. (www.tatamotors.com )