December 16, 2016 | 263 words | 1-minute read
Mr Padmanabhan is currently the executive chairman, Tata Business Excellence Group (TBExG)
National: Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, today announced the appointment of S Padmanabhan as additional director, effective December 16, 2016. The appointment of the additional director is in accordance with Regulation 30 of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015.
Mr Padmanabhan is currently the executive chairman, Tata Business Excellence Group (TBExG) and was recently given the additional responsibility as head of Group HR for Tata Sons. His career with the Tata group of companies began with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) in 1982 and spans over 34 years. During his 26-year stint with TCS, he has served as executive director of human resources, head of application development and maintenance, head of airlines practice and country manager – TCS Switzerland. He was also the executive director – operations of Tata Power from February 6, 2008, to June 30, 2014, and was responsible for the profitable and sustainable operations of all thermal and hydro generation plants across India and the transmission and distribution systems in Mumbai.
Mr Padmanabhan has a distinguished academic record in the technical and management domain from reputable institutions. He is a Glaxo Marketing Scholar Medalist, a distinguished alumnus of IIM Bangalore, and a gold medallist from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. He has also completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.
The appointment of S Padmanabhan was passed at a Tata Power board meeting today. The company has also declared that he is not related to any of the other directors of the company.