Ralf Speth, CEO of Jaguar Land Rover, and N Chandrasekaran, CEO & Managing Director of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), were on Tuesday appointed as Additional Directors on the Tata Sons Board.
Commenting on the fresh appointments, Ratan Tata, Interim Chairman of Tata Sons, said, “This is in recognition of their exemplary leadership in their companies.”
The appointments came a day after Cyrus Mistry was removed as the chairman of Tata Sons. Mistry was was replaced by Ratan Tata as the interim chairman for four months.
Earlier in the day, Ratan Tata asked CEOs of group firms to focus on their business and enhancing returns to shareholders without being distracted by change in top leadership.
The Tata family patriarch met chief executives of group companies to talk about ongoing initiatives.