1991- He was appointed group chairman of the Tata group
In 2000 he shelled out $435
million for Tetley Tea,
In 2002 he paid $530
million for a 46% stake in VSNL.
He bought Daewoo Motor
Co.'s truck unit,
Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Co.
for $120 million
Journey of Ratan Tata
In 2007 Ratan Tata lead Tata Group's acquisition of British steel maker CORUS.
In 2008 Tata acquire Jaguar.
In 2009 Tata launch Tata Nano- World cheapest car.
Ratan Tata was adopted by Naval Tata and Soonoo.
Tata is single and leads a modest lifestyle in his bachelor apartment.
The US-educated bachelor lives alone with his two German Shepherds in an apartment in Mumbai.
He is known to be a supporter of the traditional Parsi way of life.
He has a passion for home cooked food and is known to indulge deeply in art collection.
A trained pilot who still takes to the skies on his own aircraft has picked up a number of awards.
The Tata Group consists of nearly 100 companies.
Annual turnover of $62 billion USD.
Tata’s contribution to India’s GDP is nearly 5.5%.
60% of its revenue comes from foreign countries.
Six continents and more than 80 countries.
Believes In Keeping Promises
Loyal And Believes In Relationships
Risktaker Not A Speculator
Exempalary Leadership Qualities And A
A shaky start never look back
Initially Nelco and Empress mills were failure.
The two 'failures' haunted Ratan for decades.
His track record was suspect but he never looked back.
Think Big…and small as well
While he guides the Tata Group to pick up the luxurious Pierre Hotel in New York, he's also driving the launch of the budget Ginger hotels in India
Owns Iconic Jaguar and cheapest Nano as well
The group was totally unprepared for liberalization, which was knocking on the door when he took over. Ratan knew the Tatas required a radical change in mindset and he set out to work in that direction.
He is a deep thinker and extremely strategic. He is always 2-3 steps ahead.
Strategically acquire Daewoo motors and Vsnl.
Tata becomes largest Indian Conglomerate
His Vision is to make Tata a Global company.
He acquire Tetley Tea
He acquire Jaguar Land Rover
He acquire Corus.
He maintain Tata’s Tradition of work with Ethics
Today Tata is Known for his work ethics
Risk taker-Tata corus
“ The Corus deal would lead the group to bankruptcy” critics declared
Today one of the most successful acquisition.
“ Tata was driving straight to disaster with the Jaguar-Land Rover deal: the brands were troubled, demand was low”
Tata went on to prove everyone wrong. The group's international acquisitions are doing well, some have started making money.
A Promise Is a Promise TATA NANO
“ Is this product three wheeler with stepney?”
“ Rs 1 lakh car not Possible”
Today Tata Nano is Reality.
Ratan Tata's pet Nano project was mired in controversy about land acquisition for the factory.
After farmers in Singur, West Bengal, protested about forcible evictions and inadequate compensation, and Mamata Banerjee leapt into the fray, the Tatas pulled out of the state.
The company shifted the factory to Sanand, Gujarat.
TATA NANO FACTORY IN GUJRAT,SANAND
Tata on 2-G Scam
After their name in 2g scam, he is the first to come forward and asked for detail investigation. He said we are still ethical.