Ratan Tata, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Ratan Tata

Indian businessman

Date of Birth: 28-Dec-1937

Place of Birth: Surat, Gujarat, India

Profession: engineer, entrepreneur

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Ratan Tata

  • Ratan Naval Tata (born 28 December 1937) is an Indian industrialist, investor, philanthropist, and a former chairman of Tata Sons who serves as its chairman emeritus.
  • He was also chairman of Tata Group, from 1990 to 2014, and again, as interim chairman, from October 2016 through February 2017, and continues to head its charitable trusts.
  • He is the recipient of two of the highest civilian awards of India – Padma Vibhushan (2008) and Padma Bhushan (2000).
  • He is well known for his business ethics and philanthropy.Born in 1937, he was a scion of the Tata family, and great-grandson of Jamsetji Tata, the founder of Tata Group.
  • He is an alumnus of the Cornell University College of Architecture.
  • He joined his company in 1961, and was the apparent successor to J.
  • R.
  • D.
  • Tata upon the latter's retirement in 1991.
  • During Ratan Tata's chairmanship of 21 years, revenues grew over 40 times, and profit, over 50 times.
  • He boldly got Tata Tea to acquire Tetley, Tata Motors to acquire Jaguar Land Rover, and Tata Steel to acquire Corus, in an attempt to turn Tata from a largely India-centric group into a global business.

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