Ravindra Pisharody, Executive
Director (Commercial Vehicles), Tata Motors, has submitted his resignation on
June 5, 2017. He has submitted his resignation as Executive Director
(Commercial Vehicles) of the company, and as a Director of the Company and its
associated companies for personal reasons.
In the meantime, Satish
Borwankar has been appointed as COO of the company with immediate effect and
his tenure of Executive Directorship would be extended for a period of 2 years
from July 2017, subject to shareholders' approval.
Pisharody was the Executive
Director (Commercial Vehicles) of Tata Motors since June 21, 2012 having joined
Tata Motors as Vice President Commercial Vehicles (Sales & Marketing), in
2007. He was also on the board of various Tata Motors Group Companies. Before
joining Tata Motors, he worked with Castrol Ltd., a subsidiary of BP, and with
Philips India, a subsidiary of the Dutch company in various roles. Pisharody is
an alumnus of IIT, Kharagpur and IIM, Kolkata.
Borwankar started his career
with Tata Motors in 1974, as a Graduate Engineer Trainee and was the Executive
Director (Quality) w.e.f. June 21, 2012. He has worked in various executive
positions, for overseeing and implementing product development, manufacturing
operations and quality control initiatives of the Commercial Vehicles Business
Unit. He has played a significant role in setting up Greenfield projects of the
Company. Borwankar is a Mechanical Engineer from IIT, Kanpur.
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