Mr. S. Ramadorai is the former CEO and Managing Director and has served as the Chairman of Tata Technologies since 2001.
To promote his pioneering vision of the onshore-offshore technology model, Mr. Ramadorai established the Technology Excellence Centers in India, and his contributions to the global technology sector have been recognised through numerous awards. Mr. Ramadorai is also represented on the Board of a number of companies and educational institutes – Tata Industries, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Piramal Healthcare Limited and the MIT Executive Board (EMSAB) to name a few.
In recognition of Ramadorai’s commitment and dedication to the IT industry, in 2006 he was awarded the Padma Bhushan, one of India’s highest civilian honors. In April 2009, he was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for his contribution to the Indo-British economic-relations. His academic credentials include a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics from Delhi University (India), a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electronics and Telecommunications from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (India) and a master’s degree in computer science from the University of California – UCLA (USA). In 1993, Ramadorai attended the Sloan School of Management’s highly acclaimed Senior Executive Development Programme.
Mr. Warren Harris has been with Tata Technologies and its predecessor companies for more than 25 years. His roles have evolved from engineer to a number of technical management positions worldwide.
Mr. Harris holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Honours), earned in 1986 from the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology. He is a member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and is a Chartered Engineer. In October 2011, Mr. Harris graduated from the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Programme. In 2013, Mr. Harris was appointed to the Board of Overseers of the Malcom Baldrige National Quality Award. Mr. Harris is Chairman of the North America Tata Network Forum, a platform for dialogue between the leaders of Tata Group’s North American businesses. Click here for full bio.
Mr. Rakesh Makhija is currently a Senior Advisor to the SKF Group, where he has held a number of top management positions.
As President Industrial Market, Strategic Industries, Mr. Makhija was responsible for the global operations of the Industrial Business, a position that he held till December 2014. In this role, he was also a member of SKF Group Management and the Executive Committee. Prior to this, Mr. Makhija was President, Asia, with overall responsibility for China and India. He started in this position in 2010 when he also became a member of SKF Group Management.
He has also had the role of Managing Director of SKF India. Under his leadership, SKF India more than tripled its sales and was recognised through numerous industry awards for market leadership, amongst them the prestigious CNBC Business Leader Award for Talent Management in 2007. Prior to joining SKF, Mr. Makhija held a number of senior management positions with Tata Honeywell and Honeywell International, the global industrial and aerospace company. In 1997, he was nominated to the Tata Honeywell Board of Directors and soon after named as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. In April 2000, he was appointed Country Manager and Managing Director of Honeywell International, with responsibilities for driving the company’s growth in South Asia. Prior to Honeywell, Mr. Makhija worked with Kinetics Technology International BV, a process engineering company in the Netherlands, for more than eight years. Mr. Makhija holds a degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
Ms. Falguni Nayar has spent over 19 years with Kotak Mahindra Bank with the last six years as Managing Director and CEO of Kotak Investment Bank.
She is currently the founder and CEO of Nykaa.com, an online shopping website for beauty and wellness products that also offers an online magazine, expert advice and virtual makeover tools. She was recognised as the Top Business Woman by Business Today in 2009 and 2011 and received the Top Woman Achiever award in the field of banking from the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industries’ Ladies Organisation. She holds a Bachelor’s of Communications degree from Mumbai University and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Mr. Guenter Butschek is the Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of Tata Motors Limited.
Mr. Butschek's last assignment was with Airbus Group where he served as Chief Operating Officer of Airbus and Member of the Group Executive Committee. Prior to Airbus, Mr. Butschek worked at Daimler AG, where he gained more than 25 years of experience in international automotive management, holding functions like production, industrialization and procurement. He has rich global experience of growing organizations and in developing new markets.
Mr. Butschek, graduated in Business Administration and Economics with a diploma from the University of Cooperative Education Stuttgart, Germany.
Mr. Butschek was appointed as an Additional Director of Tata Technologies Limited with effect from March 30, 2018.
Balaji has recently taken over as the Group CFO of Tata Motors Group, a $40bn enterprise in the automotive sector. He is delighted to join this exciting business as it turns around the Indian business and as a Board Member of Jaguar Land Rover, help shape the strategy to navigate the business through the multiple disruptions facing the auto industry.
Prior to this, he was the VP Finance for South Asia and CFO of HUL, where he handled the financial aspects of a $6bn business.
Balaji started as Management Trainee in Unilever in May 1993 and has had a wide ranging experience in various aspects of the business over the various stints that he has done in Finance, Supply Chain and Procurement.
Balaji is a Mechanical Engineer from IIT Chennai and a PGDM from IIM Kolkatta.
Mr Balaji was appointed as Additional Director of Tata Technologies Limited on March 30, 2018.