Cyrus Mistry

  • India Inc applauds Mangalyaan, says India will soon become a manufacturing hub 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his unique initiative and vision to turn India into a manufacturing superpower, industrialists attending the launch of "Make in India" campaign while promising their commitment to the initiative, also lauded the successful entry of Mangalyaan into the Mars orbit. Top businesspersons...
  • Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer: Haunting, Poignant and Stark May 1, 2014

    Cyrus Mistry is not new to the world of writing. He is, in fact, a famed playwright and has made a substantial contribution to the annals of contemporary theater in India. His first novel, Radiance of Ashes, was published in 2005, and he has managed to weave a beautiful, poignant...
  • Tata Volunteering Week launched in Jamshedpur to mark 175th birthday of Jamsetji Tata March 3, 2014

    Tata Sustainability Group launched a community welfare programme involving its employees to mark the 175th birth anniversary of the conglomerate's founder Jamsetji Tata in the steel city in Jamshedpur on Monday. Tata Volunteering Week is the first initiative under the Tata Engage programme. Tata Engage is a volunteering programme that aims...
  • Curtains down at the Jaipur Literature Festival January 21, 2014

    The seventh edition of the annual Jaipur Literature Festival concluded in Jaipur on Tuesday on a rainy day with organisers vowing to maintain the event as a platform to celebrate the freedom of speech and expression. "We have always advocated this festival to be a platform supporting freedom of expression for...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival: Writing alone can't run your house, says Cyrus Mistry January 19, 2014

    In an honest confession, reticent author Cyrus Mistry admits a writer either has to take up odd jobs or should have the backing of a guardian angel to run his household, as writing is a creative pursuit and isn't a highpaying job in India. "In India, they don't pay very much...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival: Cyrus Mistry wins DSC Prize for 'Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer' January 18, 2014

    Cyrus Mistry won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature for his novel "Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer", in Jaipur on Saturday at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival. His novel deals with the lessknown life of corpse bearers, a microscopic community within the Parsi clan. Their job is to cleanse the...
  • Mistry wants more women at leadership roles in Tata group June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Stressing on the importance of harnessing talent of women workers, Tata Group Chairman Cyrus Mistry has batted for the fairer gender taking up more leadership roles in the over USD 100 billion salttosoftware conglomerate. In his first address to shareholders as the Chairman of Tata Global Beverages Ltd (TGBL),...
  • Tata's Mistry man: Tightening belts as frugal era begins May 27, 2013

    Mumbai: As Ratan Tata strode the halls of the Geneva Motor Show in March, joking with journalists and chatting with auto industry leaders, his successor at the helm of India's biggest business group stood silently on the sidelines. Shunning the spotlight since taking charge of the $100 billion Tata group...
  • Tata plans to invest more than $8 billion over 2 yrs January 2, 2013

    Mumbai: India's salttosoftware conglomerate Tata Group plans to invest more than Rs 450 billion over the next two years, its newly appointed Chairman Cyrus Mistry wrote in an internal mail on Wednesday. Mistry, who has taken over as chief of India's biggest corporate grouping from Ratan Tata, did not elaborate on...
  • With Mistry in, Bengal hopes for Singur settlement December 31, 2012

    Sankrail: With Cyrus Mistry slated to take up charge as the new Tata Group chairman on Saturday, a West Bengal minister Friday hoped the change of guard would pave the way for an amicable solution to the Singur land row, which has entangled the automaker in a bitter legal battle...
  • Ratan Tata bids adieu as the chairman of Tata Group December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Ratan Tata, an iconic corporate leader, retired as chairman of Tata Group after a 50year run today but kept away from office on his last day at the helm of one of country's oldest business empires. Tata, who turned 75 on Friday, is in Pune for his birthday,...
  • Ratan Tata retires on 75th birthday, holidays in Pune lakehouse December 28, 2012

    Twenty one years after he took over the reins of Tata Sons, Ratan Tata retired on Friday, his 75th birthday. ...
  • As Ratan Tata retires, Mistry has big shoes to fill December 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Cyrus Mistry will have pretty big shoes to fill as Ratan Tata retires as the Chairman of the Tata Group. But he has not come out of nowhere. His family firm owns 18 per cent of Tata Sons, the largest shareholder after the Tata Trusts. Cyrus Mistry's appointment as...
  • Ratan Tata: The man who made Tata Group a $ 100 bn empire December 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Ratan Tata is set to retire on Friday after 21 years as the group Chairman of the diversified conglomerate Tata Group. He has been responsible for making Tata Group a $ 100 billion empire. When he took over in 1991, the group had a revenue of about Rs 14,000...
  • What Cyrus Mistry inherits from Ratan Tata December 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Here's what Cyrus Mistry inherits from Ratan Tata as the new chairman of India's largest industrial house, Tata Sons: Headquarters: Bombay House in downtown Mumbai Operations: In more than 80 countries across six continents with exports to 85 countries Areas of business: Seven core areas information systems & communications, engineering, materials,...
  • Ratan Tata to retire today, Cyrus Mistry to succeed him December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Ratan Tata, who led the transformation of the Tata group from a conventional corporate house into a $ 100 billion global conglomerate with highprofile acquisitions abroad, will retire on Friday ending 50year run in one of India's oldest business empires. Marking a generational change, Tata, who turns 75 on...
  • Cyrus Mistry to succeed Ratan Tata on December 28 December 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Ratan Tata, who led the transformation of the Tata group from a conventional corporate house into a USD 100 billion global conglomerate with highprofile acquisitions abroad, will retire on December 28, ending a 50year run in one of India's oldest business empires. Marking a generational change, Tata, who turns...
  • Tata Sons appoints Cyrus Mistry as chairman from Dec 28 December 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Tata Sons, the promoter of major operating companies of the salttosoftware conglomerate, on Tuesday announced appointment of Cyrus P Mistry as its Chairman with effect from December 28 following retirement of Ratan N Tata. "The Board of Directors of Tata Sons today announced the appointment of Cyrus P...
  • Be your own man: Tata's advice to Mistry December 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Be your own man, Ratan Tata has advised Cyrus Mistry, who will succeed him at the helm of the $100 billion Tata group two weeks from now. "I don't think it is right to have a ghost to shadow over somebody," said Tata, dismissing any notion that his largerthanlife...
  • Ratan Tata steps down as Chairman of Tata Global Beverages November 20, 2012

    Mumbai: Tata group chief Ratan Tata on Tuesday stepped down as Chairman of Tata Global Beverages with immediate effect, making way for successor Cyrus Mistry, who has also been inducted into the board of Indian Hotels Company. In two separate filings to the BSE, the two firms said the respective...
  • Ratan Tata offers olive branch to Mamata August 31, 2012

    Kolkata: Tata group Chairman Ratan Tata on Friday offered an olive branch to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Kolkata, saying his companies would make new investments in the state if the political environment improved. "We have been here because West Bengal is a...
  • I may be remembered for my stinginess: Ratan Tata August 23, 2012

    Mumbai: Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata in a lighter vein on Wednesday said shareholders would probably remember him, after he stands down in December end, for his stinginess when it comes to dolling out bonuses. To a shareholder's query at the 73rd AGM of Tata Chemicals about low bonuses being doled...
  • Jaguar Land Rovers has good future: Ratan Tata March 3, 2012

    Jamshedpur: Jaguar Land Rovers, the iconic British luxury car brand acquired by Tata Motors in 2008, has a good future, Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata said in Jamshedpur on Saturday. Tata Steel Europe (formerly Corus), another global brand acquisition by Tatas, need investment as well as improvement in the prevailing economic...
  • Power crisis: CEOs seek access to coal blocks January 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Some of India's biggest tycoons are set to make their case to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday on how to resolve the country's worsening electricity crisis, adding pressure on a government blamed for neglecting major policy initiatives. Reliance Power Chairman Anil Ambani, Adani Power chief Gautam Adani and...
  • Tata Sons: passing the baton to Cyrus Mistry January 1, 2012

    The passing of a crown is always a delicate affair. In 1991, when JRD Tata handed his to Ratan Naval Tata, his courtiers had rebelled. It took time for RNT to subdue the satraps and prove JRDs decision on his successor was perhaps his finest. But then JRD was always...
  • Tata Sons: A step in a new direction December 2, 2011

    Just minutes before the world heard the news of the new chairmaninwaiting, Ratan Tata had individually called each of his leading CEOs in Bombay House on the phone to inform them about the board's decision. Many were stunned. Cyrus Mistry's longstanding assistant Vasu at SP Centre, the group's HQ in South...
  • Cyrus Mistry's task: Set the pace, ensure growth November 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Cyrus Mistry, the next chief of the sprawling Tata empire, will have the responsibility of setting the pace and ensuring overall business continuity amid global economic headwinds, feel experts. At the same time, they feel that the oneyear period under the guidance of iconic...
  • Tata watchers give thumbs up to Cyrus Mistry November 24, 2011

    Mumbai: Former Tata Steel MD JJ Irani has praised Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata's surprise decision to appoint 43yearold Director of Tata Sons and Tata Elxsi (India) Cyrus Mistry as his successor. This is the second time that the group will have a nonTata at the helm of affairs in...
  • Cyrus Mistry has age on his side: JJ Irani November 23, 2011

    Mistry's biggest challenge will be to maintain the pace of internationalisation of the Tata group says JJ Irani. ...
  • India Inc welcomes Mistry as Tata's successor November 23, 2011

    New Delhi: India Inc welcomed the naming of Cyrus P Mistry as the successor of Ratan Tata for heading the $ 80 billion Tata Group, saying it shows the high standards of corporate governance and integrity of the country's leading industrial house. "In the choice of Mistry, there is a clear...