12 April, 2013
Tata Motors has been conferred with the prestigious Indian Multinational of the Year award at the AIMA Managing India Awards 2013, held on April 11, 2013, in New Delhi. On behalf of the company, Mr. Karl Slym, Managing Director, Tata Motors, received the award from the Hon’ble President of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee.
Receiving the award, Mr. Slym said, "It is a great honour for me to receive this award on behalf of Tata Motors. To be recognised by this prestigious organisation as Indian Multinational of the year, rewards the efforts in this very important area for Domestic companies, embracing the responsibility to take India global. We have unique strengths and competitive advantages from operating in the Indian environment and from the local employees entrepreneurial culture. It is important that we use this to play to win on the global stage."
AIMA established the Managing India Awards to promote management teams in every sphere of life involving varied fields, which reflect the state of advanced development in an economy. This award aims to recognize the contributions of stalwarts who have set benchmarks of excellence in their respective spheres. An esteemed panel of jury, chaired by Mr. Sanjiv Goenka, Past President, AIMA and Chairman, RP- Sanjiv Goenka Group has nominated eminent personalities as winners under different categories.
About Tata Motors
Tata Motors is India’s largest automobile company, with consolidated revenues of Rs. 1,65,654 crores ($ 32.5 billion) in 2011-12. Through subsidiaries and associate companies, Tata Motors has operations in the UK, South Korea, Thailand, Spain, South Africa and Indonesia. 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 7.5 million Tata vehicles plying in India, Tata Motors is the country’s market leader in commercial vehicles and among the top in passenger vehicles. It is also the world’s fourth largest truck and 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.