March 2018 | 600 words | 2-minute read
Tata Power announces the appointment of Praveer Sinha as its new chief executive officer and managing director; Tata Sons announces appointment of new Group Government Affairs Officer
March 23, 2018: Tata Power announces the appointment of Praveer Sinha as its new chief executive officer and managing director
Tata Power today announced the appointment of Praveer Sinha as the firm’s new chief executive officer and managing director with effect from May 1, 2018 to oversee the next phase of expansion of India’s leading energy and infrastructure player.
Mr Sinha is currently the CEO and Managing Director of Tata Power Delhi Distribution (TPDDL). TPDDL is a public private partnership (joint venture) between Tata Power and Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi, supplying power to over seven million people in North and North-West Delhi.
Mr Sinha has over three decades of experience in the power sector and has been credited with transforming the power distribution sector and development and setting up of greenfield and brownfield power plants in India and abroad.
N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Power, said, “Praveer’s extensive experience in the power sector and his ability to drive performance, maximise returns and work seamlessly with stakeholders will be very valuable for Tata Power as it looks to strengthen and expand its position in fast-evolving energy market.”
“Tata Power is among the oldest and most iconic companies in the Tata group and it is my privilege to lead such an institution. I look forward to working with all our stakeholders and employees to take this company on its next stage of growth,” said Mr Sinha.
Mr Sinha holds a master’s degree in business law from National Law School, Bengaluru, and is also professionally trained as an electrical engineer. He is also a member of the faculty board at Faculty of Management Studies [FMS], and a member of Board of Governors at the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi. He is a research scholar at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and is also a visiting Scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA.
March 22, 2018: Tata Sons announces appointment of new Group Government Affairs Officer
Mumbai: Tata Sons today announced the appointment of Tanmoy Chakrabarty as the Group Government Affairs Officer, he will be based out of New Delhi. Mr Chakrabarty will work closely with Tata Sons and the Tata Companies in government relations to help support businesses and identify opportunities as well as for government stakeholder outreach.
Mr Chakrabarty will replace Sanjay Singh, advisor, Tata Sons. Mr Singh joined the Group in 1978 and over the last 40 years, has worked in a variety of roles across functions across Tata Companies. Mr Singh will continue to work for a period of one year to ensure a seamless transition.
In his previous role Mr Chakrabarty was the vice president and global head of the Government Industry Solutions Unit at Tata Consultancy Services, a position he has held since January 2004. He led the TCS team that executed projects including Passport Seva project and MCA-21.
N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Sons said, “Tanmoy will help drive Tata group relationships with the government. He brings tremendous passion and domain knowledge to his role and he will work closely with all the group companies to support, expand existing businesses.”
Mr Chakrabarty said, “I am delighted to get an opportunity to work for India’s foremost business organisation. The next few decades will be a tremendously exciting time for the Indian market and the Tata group is very well poised to make a big impact across industries and sectors across India.”