TATA GROUPS JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM: TATA GROUPS JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM MAIN TOPICS : MAIN TOPICS INTRODUCTION OF COMPANY. HISTORY OF COMPANY. DIFFERENT GROUPS OF TATA. HONURABLE PERSONS IN TATA. TATA ACQUISITION AND TARGETS. CONTROVERCIES AND CRITICISM. AWARDS AND RECOGNATION. OFFICES AND DEVLOPMENT CENTERS. CONCLUSION. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. HISTORY : HISTORY The Tata Group is a multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Mumbai, India. In terms of market capitalization and revenues, Tata Group is the largest private corporate group in India. It has interests in steel, automobiles, information technology, communication, power, tea and hospitality. The Tata Group has operations in more than 85 countries across six continents and its companies export products and services to 80 nations. The Tata Group comprises 114 companies and subsidiaries in seven business sectors,27 of which are publicly listed. 65.8% of the ownership of Tata Group is held in charitable trusts. Companies which form a major part of the group include Tata Steel (including Tata Steel Europe), Tata Motors (including Jaguar and Land Rover), Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Technologies, Tata Tea (including Tetley), Tata Chemicals, Titan Industries, Tata Power, Tata Communications, Tata Teleservices and the Taj Hotels. The group takes the name of its founder, Jamsedji Tata, a member of whose family has almost invariably been the chairman of the group. The chairman of the Tata group is Ratan Tata, who took over from J. R. D. Tata in 1991 and is one of the major international business figures in the age of globality. The company is currently in its fifth generation of family stewardship. The 2009 annual survey by the Reputation Institute ranked Tata Group as the 11th most reputable company in the world. The survey included 600 global companies. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. HISTORY CONT……: HISTORY CONT …… The beginnings of the Tata Group can be traced back to 1868, when Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata established a trading company dealing in cotton in Bombay (now Mumbai), British India. This was followed by the installation of Empress Mills in Nagpur in 1877. Taj Mahal Hotel in Bombay (now Mumbai) was opened for business in 1903. Sir Dorab Tata, the eldest son of Jamsetji became the chairman of the group after his fathers death in 1904. Under him, the group ventured into steel production (1905) and hydroelectric power generation(1910). After the death of Dorab Tata in 1934, Nowroji Saklatwala headed the group till 1938. He was succeeded by Jahangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata. The group expanded significantly under him with the establishment of Tata Chemicals (1939), Tata Motors and Tata Industries (both 1945), Voltas (1954), Tata Tea (1962), Tata Consultancy Services (1968) and Titan Industries (1984). Ratan Tata, the incumbent chairman of the group succeeded JRD Tata in 1991. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. SERVICES OF TATA: SERVICES OF TATA Engineering TAL Manufacturing Solutions exports titanium-composite floor beams that are installed in the Boeing 787 aircraft. Tata Auto Comp Systems Limited (TACO) and its subsidiaries, auto-component manufacturing Tata Motors (formerly Tata Engineering and Locomotives Company Ltd (TELCO)), manufacturer of commercial vehicles (largest in India) and passenger cars Jaguar and Land Rover Tata Projects Tata Consulting Engineers Limited Telco Construction Equipment Company TRF Bulk Material Handling Equipment and Systems, and Port and Yard Equipments. Voltas, consumer electronics company Voltas Global Engineering Centre JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 6: Chemicals:- Rallis India Tata Pigments Tata Chemicals, headquartered in Mumbai, India, Tata Chemicals has the largest single soda ash production capacity plant in India. Since 2006 Tata Chemicals has owned Brunner Mond, a United Kingdom-based chemical company with operations in Kenya and the Netherlands. Advinus Therapeutics, headquartered in Bangalore, Indian, a Contract research organization focused on drug discovery and development for Pharmaceutical, Agro and Biotech industries. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 7: Services:- The Indian Hotels Company Tata Housing Development Company Ltd. (THDC) TATA AIG General Insurance TATA AIG Life Insurance Tata Advanced Systems Limited Tata Asset Management Tata Financial Services Tata Capital Tata Investment Corporation Tata Quality Management Services Tata Share Registry Tata Strategic Management Group (TSMG) is one of the largest consulting firms in South Asia. Tata Services Tata Consulting Engineers Limited JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 8: Consumer Products:- Tata Salt, i-Shakti Salt, Tata Salt Lite Tata Swach water purifier Eight O'clock Coffee Tata Ceramics Infiniti Retail Tata Tea Limited is the world's second largest manufacturer of packaged tea and tea products. It also owns the Tetley brand of tea sold primarily in Europe. Titan Industries manufacturers of Titan watches Trent (Westside) Tata Sky Tata International Ltd - Leather Products Division Tanishq jewellery Star Bazaar JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 9: Information systems and communications:- Computational Research Laboratories INCAT Nelco Nelito Systems Tata Business Support Services (formerly Serwizsol) Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS) is Asia's largest software company with 2008-09 revenues being over US$ 6 bn. Tata Elxsi is another software and industrial design company of the Tata stable. Based in Bangalore and Trivandrum. Tata Interactive Systems Tata Technologies Limited Tata Teleservices Tata Communications, formerly VSNL, the Indian telecom giant, was acquired in 2002. Tata-owned VSNL acquired Teleglobe in 2005. CMC Limited TATANET, Managed connectivity and VSAT service provider JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Philanthropy and nation building: Philanthropy and nation building The Tata Group has helped establish and finance numerous quality research, educational and cultural institutes in India. The Tata Group was awarded the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy in 2007 in recognition of the group's long history of philanthropic activities. Some of the institutes established by the Tata Group are: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Tata Institute of Social Sciences Indian Institute of Science National Centre for Performing Arts Tata Management Training Centre Tata Memorial Hospital Tata Football Academy JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. DIFFERENT GROUPS OF TATA: DIFFERENT GROUPS OF TATA Companies CMC · Tata BP Solar · Tata Coffee · Tata Chemicals · Tata Consultancy Services · Tata Elxsi · Tata Interactive Systems · Tata Motors · Tata Steel · Tata Power · Tata Tea · Tata Communications · Tata Technologies Limited · Tata Teleservices · Titan Industries · Tata Voltas · The Indian Hotels Company · Trent (Westside) Notable non-Indian Companies Corus Group · Tetley · Tata Daewoo Commercial Vehicle · VSNL International Canada · Jaguar Cars · Land Rover · Brunner Mond Brands Ginger · Good Earth Teas · Tanishq · Taj Hotels · I-shanty · Tata Salt · Tata Sky · Tata Indicom · Tata DoCoMo · Titan · Westside · Voltas · Virgin Mobile India Notable People Jamsetji Tata · Dorabji Tata · Nowroji Saklatwala · J. R. D. Tata · Ratan Tata · Pallonji Mistry Tata Group JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Tata Steel Europe: Tata Steel Europe Tata Steel Europe (formerly Corus Group) is a subsidiary of Tata Steel, part of India's Tata Group, one of the world's largest steel producers, with headquarters in London, England. Corus Group was originally formed from the merger of Koninklijke Hoogovens N.V. with British Steel Plc on 6 October 1999. It was once a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index, but was taken over by Tata in 2007. On 27 September 2010 Corus announced that it was changing its name to Tata Steel Europe and adopting the Tata logo. Products Corus' steel products for construction include: "Advance" sections - standard structural sections such as universal beams, universal columns, piles and angle sections "Celsius" sections - hot-finished hollow sections "Hybox" sections - cold-formed hollow sections Slimdek - composite metal decking JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Jaguar Cars : Jaguar Cars Jaguar Cars Ltd. , better known simply as Jaguar , is a British luxury car manufacturer, headquartered in Whitley, Coventry, England. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Indian company Tata Motors Ltd. and is operated as part of the Jaguar Land Rover business. Jaguar was founded as the Swallow Sidecar Company by Sir William Lyons in 1922, originally making motorcycle sidecars before evolving into passenger cars. The name was changed to Jaguar after World War II due to the unfavorable connotations of the SS initials. Jaguar cars today are designed in Jaguar/Land Rover's engineering centers at the Whitley plant in Coventry and at Gaydon in Warwickshire, and are manufactured in two of Jaguar/Land Rover's plants; Castle Bromwich assembly plant in Birmingham and Hale wood Body & Assembly near Liverpool. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. PRODUCTS OF JAGUARCARS : PRODUCTS OF JAGUARCARS Jaguar XF Jaguar S-Type based on the Ford DEW98 platform Jaguar XK 1939 Jaguar Mk IV 3½ Liter The power bulge of an 'E-Type' JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Tetley : Tetley Tetley , a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Tea, is the world's second largest manufacturer and distributor of tea. Owned by India's Tata Group. . It is the largest tea company in the United Kingdom and Canada and the second largest in the United States by volume. In 1822, two brothers, Joseph and Edward Tetley started to sell salt from a pack horse in Yorkshire. They started to sell tea as well and became such a success that they set up as tea merchants, "Joseph Tetley & Co.", in 1837. They relocated to London in 1856 and set up "Joseph Tetley & Company, Wholesale Tea Dealers". Tetley was the first company that launched tea in tea-bags in the United Kingdom in 1953. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Tata Consultancy Services : Tata Consultancy Services Tata Consultancy Services Limited :- TCS is a Software services consulting company headquartered in Mumbai, India. TCS is the largest provider of information technology and business process outsourcing services in Asia. TCS has offices in 42 countries with more than 142 branches across the globe. On 9 August 2004, TCS became a publicly listed company,much later than its rivals, Infosys, Wipro and Mahindra Satyam. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. TATA MOTORS LTD.: TATA MOTORS LTD. Tata Motors Ltd is a multinational corporation headquartered in Mumbai, India. Part of the Tata Group, it was formerly known as TELCO (TATA Engineering and Locomotive Company). Tata Motors is India’s largest automobile company, with consolidated revenues of USD 20 billion in 2009-10. It is the leader in commercial vehicles and among the top three in passenger vehicles. In 2010, Tata Motors acquired 80% stake in Italy-based design and engineering company Trilix for a consideration of €1.85 million. The acquisition is in line with the company’s objective to enhance its styling/design capabilities to global standards. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. PRODUCTS OF TATA MOTORS: PRODUCTS OF TATA MOTORS Tata Indica Tata Novus Hispano at the 2008 FIAA in Madrid Land Rover JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. TATA NANO: TATA NANO In January 2008, Tata Motors launched Tata Nano, the least expensive production car in the world at about Rs. 120 ,000 (US $3000).The city car was unveiled during the Auto Expo 2008 exhibition in Pragati Maid an, New Delhi. Tata has faced controversy over developing the Nano as some environmentalists are concerned that the launch of such a low-priced car could lead to mass motorization in India with adverse effects on pollution and global warming. Tata has set up a factory in Sanand, Gujarat and the first Nano are to roll out summer 2009. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 20: The Tata Safari DiCOR is one of Tata's best selling vehicles in India and also has been fairly successful in the Mediterranean and Eastern Europe Tata has tried to revamp all its models in order to satisfy the consumer The purchase of Jaguar and Land Rover is expected to help give Tata Motors gain a foothold in the European and American markets. Tata relies on its subsidiaries for sales outside India. Seen here is the Range Rover Sport. Tata Xenon is Tata's best selling vehicle in Europe. Tata in India JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. PASSENGER CAR AND UTILITY VEHICLES: PASSENGER CAR AND UTILITY VEHICLES Tata Xover Tata Nano Europe Tata Star bus Low Floor 1610 Tata Marco polo buses in the Delhi BRT. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces : Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is a worldwide chain of hotels and resorts. The Indian Hotels Company Limited and its subsidiaries are collectively known as Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces. A part of the Tata Group, one of India's largest business conglomerates, Taj Hotels Resort and Palaces own and operate 76 hotels, 7 palaces, 6 private islands and 12 resorts and spas, spanning 52 destinations in 12 countries across 5 continents and employ over 13000 people. Jamshetji Nusserwanji Tata, founder of the Tata Group, opened the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, the first Taj property, on December 16, 1903. He was inspired to open the grand luxury hotel after an incident involving racial discrimination at the Watson's Hotel in Mumbai, where he was refused entry as the hotel did not permit Indians. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Awards and recognition: Awards and recognition 2009 Ranked 11 in the top 100 World's most reputable companies by Forbes Magazine. 2007 Corporate Hotelier of the World (HOTELS magazine) – Raymond N. Bick son, MD and CEO, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces Leading Hotels of the World Ltd. (LHW) Chairman’s Award 2007 & 2006 for Best Advertising Campaign SENSES Visions Award 2007 at the SENSES Wellness Awards 2007 – Taj Spa Super brand 2007 across 1699 brands in 58 countries Platinum Award – Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands Awards 2007 and 2005 Dun & Bradstreet – American Express Corporate Awards 2007 – India's Top 500 Companies 2007 - in the "Hotels" category - The Indian Hotels Company Ltd. Inaugural 'Genius of the Web 2007' award by CNBC-Web 18 in association with Frost & Sullivan for the Best Hotel Website in India. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 24: Avaya Global Connect Customer Responsiveness Award 2007 & 2005 (Travel and Tourism - Hospitality) Indian Hotels Company Ltd in Standard & Poor's Global Challengers Class of 2007 Today's Traveler Leadership award for India's Most Recognized Hotel Brand – Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces CNBC TV18 International Trade Award - Outstanding Exporter of the Year 2006-07 in the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality category Frost & Sullivan Indian CEO Choice Award for The Most Preferred Group of Hotels Dun & Bradstreet - American Express Corporate Award 2006 – Highest performer in the Hospitality sector India’s Most Trusted Hotel Brand – Economic Times Brand Equity Most Trusted Brands Survey 2005 Travel + Leisure 2005 Global Vision Award – Corporate Initiative Best Travel Online Campaign worldwide in the Web Marketing Association’s 2005 Internet Advertising Competition JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 25: World Travel Market 2004 – 25th Anniversary Silver Award – sponsored by Trav Talk 10th World Travel Awards, New York – Posthumous Award – Mr. J. R. D. Tata – voted by travel agents worldwide PATA Gold Awards 2003 (Pacific Asia Travel Association) Corporate Environmental Programme – ECOTAJ Environmental Initiatives ‘Selling Long Haul’ Travel Awards 2002 – Best Hotel Group in India Hermes 2002 International Hospitality Award – Best Innovation in Human Resources for its employee loyalty programme S.T.A.R.S. “Special Thanks And Recognition System” Pacific Asia Travel Writers Association (PATWA) – ITB, Berlin 2002 – Lifetime contribution for promoting the Hospitality Industry JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 26: TAJ HOTEL’S JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. HONURABLE PERSONS IN TATA: HONURABLE PERSONS IN TATA Notable People Jamsetji Tata · Dorabji Tata · J. R. D. Tata · Ratan Tata · JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 28: Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata (March 3, 1839 - May 19, 1904) was an Indian entrepreneur and industrialist, prominent for his pioneering work in Indian industry. He was born to a Parsi family in Navsari, Gujarat, India. He founded what would later become the Tata Group of companies. Jamsetji Tata is regarded as the "father of Indian industry". Early life Jamsedji Tata was born to Nusserwanji and Jeevanbai Tata on 3 March 1839 in Navsari, a small town in South Gujarat. Nusserwanji Tata was the first businessman in a family of Parsi Zoroastrian priests. He moved to Bombay and started trading. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 29: Statue of J. N. Tata at Indian Institute of Science at the faculty hall with a miniature model of the faculty hall in his hand Jamsedji worked in his father's until the age of 29. In 1868, he started a trading company with a seed capital of Rs. 21,000. In 1869, he acquired a bankrupt oil mill in Chinchpokli, converted it into a cotton mill and renamed the mill to Alexandra Mill . He sold the mill two years later for a healthy profit. Thereafter he set up a cotton mill in Nagpur in 1874. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 30: Personal life Jamsetji Tata married Hirabai Daboo. Their son, Dorabji Tata and Ratanji Tata, succeeded Jamshetji as the chairman of the Tata group. Legacy The company started by Jamsetji Tata came to be known as the Tata Group and is today among the largest and most respected companies of the world. Jamsetji, was however, known for much more than just starting a company. He was a pioneer in his field. Jamshedpur, also known as Tata Nagar , a city in Indian state of Jharkhand is named after him. The Tata Group has many facilities there, via Tata Steel, Tata Motors (manufacturing heavy vehicles) also includes HVAL, HVTL, Telcon, Tata power, Jusco, Tata cumin's, Trf(Tata Robins Frazer), Tata bearing, Tayo, Tata Tubes Division, Tinplate, Tata Agric, IS&WP(Tata Group), Tata Pigments. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 31: Sir Dorabji Tata (August 27, 1859 - June 3, 1932), was an Indian industrialist and philanthropist, and a key figure in the history and development of the Tata industrial empire. Dorabji Tata was knighted in 1910 for his contributions to industry in British India. Birth and education Dorab, or Sir Dorabji , as he was later known, was the elder son of Hirabai and Parsi Zoroastrian Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata. He received his primary education at the Proprietary High School in Bombay (now Mumbai) before travelling to England in 1875, where he was privately tutored. He entered Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge in 1877,where he remained for two years before returning to Bombay in 1879. He continued his studies at St. Xavier's College, Bombay, where he obtained a degree in 1882. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 32: Marriage He was then sent to Mysore State, where he was advised to call on Dr. Jasmer, the first Indian Inspector-General of Education(he is different from Homi J. Bhabha) . Dorab did so, where he met Bhabha daughter Meherbai, whom he married in 1897. Business legacy Dorabji was intimately involved in the fulfillment of his father's ideas of a modern iron and steel industry, and agreed to the necessity for hydroelectric electricity to power the industry. Dorab is credited with the establishment of the Tata Steel and Tata Power companies, which are the core of the present-day Tata Group. Dorabji is known to have personally accompanied the mineralogists who were searching for iron fields, and it is said that his presence encouraged the researchers to look in areas that would otherwise have been neglected. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 33: Non-business interest:- Dorabji was extremely fond of sports, and was a pioneer in the Indian Olympic movement. As President of the Indian Olympic Association, he financed the Indian contingent to the Paris Olympics in 1924. Deaths:- Meherbai Tata died of leukemia in 1931 at the age of 52. Shortly after her death, Dorabji established the Lady Tata Memorial Trust to advance the study into diseases of the blood. Dorabji died in Bad Kissinger, Germany on June 3, 1932, at the age of 73. He is buried alongside his wife Meherbai in Brook wood Cemetery, England. They had no children. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 34: Jahangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata (July 29, 1904–November 29, 1993) was a pioneer aviator and important businessman of India. He was awarded India's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratan in 1992. Early life and education J.R.D. Tata was born in Paris, France, the second child of Parsi father Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata and his French wife, Suzanne "Sooni" Brière. His father was a first cousin of Jamsedji Tata, a pioneer industrialist in India. As his mother was French, he spent much of his childhood in France and as a result, French was his first language. Tata also attended the French Foreign Legion. He attended the Cathedral and John Cannon School, Bombay JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 35: Biography J.R.D. Tata was inspired early by aviation pioneer Louis Bleriot, and took to flying. On February 10, 1929 Tata obtained the first pilot license issued in India. He later came to be known as the father of Indian civil aviation. He founded India's first commercial airline, 'Tata Airlines', in 1932, which in 1946 became Air India, now India's national airline. JRD Tata joined Tata & Sons as an unpaid apprentice in 1925. In 1938, at the age of 34, JRD was elected Chairman of Tata & Sons making him the head of the largest industrial group in India. For decades, J R D directed the huge Tata Group of companies, with major interests in Steel, Engineering, Power, Chemicals and Hospitality. Death He died in Switzerland on 29 November 1993 at the age of 89. The Indian Parliament was adjourned in his memory in a gesture rarely accorded to non-Members of Parliament. He is buried at Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Ratan Naval Tata : Ratan Naval Tata Ratan Naval Tata (born December 28, 1937, in Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India) is the present Chairman of Tata Sons and therefore, Tata Group, India's largest conglomerate founded by Jamsedji Tata and consolidated and expanded by later generations of his family. He is also the chairman of major Tata companies such as Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Tata Power, Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Tea, Tata Chemicals, The Indian Hotels Company and Tata Teleservices. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 37: Early life Ratan Tata was born into the famous Tata family, a prominent family belonging to Mumbai's poor Parsi community. He was born to [geeta] and amjad_ Tata. Ratan is the grandson of Tata group founder Jamsedji Tata. His childhood was troubled, with his parents separating in the mid-1940s when he was merely seven and his younger brother Jimmy was five years old. Their mother moved out and both Ratan and his brother were raised by their grandmother Lady Navaj bai. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 38: Early career Ratan Tata completed his Bsc degree in architecture with structural engineering from Cornell University in 1962, and the Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School in 1975. He is a part of the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity. He joined the Tata Group in December 1962, after turning down a job with IBM on the advice of JRD Tata Personal life Mr. Ratan Tata has a metallic blue Maserati and Ferrari California. He sometimes likes to fly his private Falcon Jet himself. He has never been married. He likes to wear Hermès ties and matching handkerchiefs JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 39: Quotes "Question the unquestionable" "A promise is a promise" Controversy A phone conversation between Ratan Tata and Niira Radia recorded by Income Tax department released by Media contained controversial discussion regarding telecom license (spectrum) allocation . JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Awards and recognition: Awards and recognition On the occasion of India's 50th Republic Day on 26 January 2000, Ratan Tata was honored with the Padma Bhushan, the third highest decoration that may be awarded to a civilian. In February 2004, Ratan Tata was conferred the title of honorary economic advisor to Hangzhou city in the Zhejiang province of China. On August 30, 2005, it was announced that Ratan Tata was elected to the Board of Trustees of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, one of the leading research universities in the United States. In 2006 he received the FIRST Award for Responsible Capitalism. In March 2006 Tata was honored by Cornell University as the 26th Robert S. Hatfield Fellow in Economic Education, considered the highest honor the university awards to distinguished individuals from the corporate sector. He was one of the recipients of the NASSCOM Global Leadership Awards 2008, given at a ceremony on February 14, 2008 in Mumbai. Ratan Tata accepted the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy in 2007 on behalf of the Tata family. He was listed among the 25 most powerful people in business named by Fortune magazine in November 2007. In May 2008 Mr. Tata made it to the Time magazine's 2008 list of the World's 100 most influential people. Tata was hailed for unveiling his tiny Rs. one lakh car 'Niño’. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Awards and recognition: Awards and recognition On 26 January 2008, he was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian decoration. On 29 August 2008, the Government of Singapore conferred honorary citizenship on Ratan Tata, in recognition of his abiding business relationship with the island nation and his contribution to the growth of high-tech sectors in Singapore. Ratan Tata is the first Indian to receive this honor. In 2009 he was appointed an honorary Knight Commander of the British Empire . He has also been conferred an honorary doctorate in business administration by the Ohio State University, an honorary doctorate in technology by the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, an honorary doctorate in science by the University of Warwick, and an honorary fellowship by the London School of Economics. He has recently received an honorary Doctor of Law from the University of Cambridge. In 2010, Ratan Tata was named one of the '50 People Who Matter 2010 by New Statesman Magazine Again in 2010, The Federation of the Indo-Israeli Chambers of Commerce, on August 6, bestowed the 'Businessman of the Decade' honor upon Ratan Tata . 2010, he won the Legend in Leadership award from Yale . 2010, he has been named among the most powerful people in the world by Forbes in its this year’s list of 68 people "who matter". 2010, he joins BMB Group as an advisory board member JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Tata acquisitions and targets: Tata acquisitions and targets February 2000 - Tetley Tea Company, $407 million March 2004 - Daewoo Commercial Vehicle Company, $102 million August 2004 - NatSteel's Steel business, $292 million November 2004 - Tyco Global Network, $130 million July 2005 - Teleglobe International Holdings, $239 million October 2005 - Good Earth Corporation December 2005 - Millennium Steel, Thailand, $167 million December 2005 - Brunner Mond Chemicals Limited, $120 million June 2006 - Eight O'clock Coffee, $220 million November 2006 - Ritz Carlton Boston, $170 million JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. ACQUISITIONAND TARGETS CONT….: ACQUISITIONAND TARGETS CONT …. Jan 2007 - Corus Group, $12 billion March 2007 - PT Kati Prima Coal (KPC) (Bum Resources), $1.1 billion April 2007 - Campton Place Hotel, San Francisco, $60 million February 2008 - General Chemical Industrial Products, $1 billion March 2008 - Jaguar Cars and Land Rover, $2.3 billion March 2008 - Servile SA, Spain April 2008 - Compels Lehrer SA, Spain May 2008 - DiMaggio Aero Industries Spa., Italy June 2008 - China Enterprise Communications, China June 2008 - Neotel, South Africa. October 2008 - Milo Grenland / Innovasjon, Norway Imacid chemical company, Morocco JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 44: Targets Close Brothers Group, $2.9 billion Orient-Express Hotels, $2.5 billion JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Controversies and Criticisms: Controversies and Criticisms Kalinganagar, Orissa Dow Chemicals, Bhopal Gas Disaster Supplies to Burma’s military regime Land acquisition in Singur Dhamra Port Soda extraction plant in Tanzania JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Offices and development centres: Offices and development centres Tata Consultancy Services campus at Luck now . Tata Consultancy Services at Madhapur JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. BRANCHES OF TATA: BRANCHES OF TATA Indian branches TCS has development centers and/or regional offices in the following Indian cities: Ahmadabad, Bangalore, Baroda, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gandhi agar, Goa, Gorgon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Raipur, Jamshedpur, Koch, Kolkata, Luck now, Mumbai, Naiad, Pane, Thiruvananthapuram Global units Africa : South Africa, Morocco . Asia (Outside India) : Bahrain, ghazipur, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE Australia : Australia Europe : Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom North America : Canada, Mexico, USA South America : Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Uruguay, Peru . JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Innovation and R&D: Innovation and R&D Tata Research Development and Design Center TCS established the first software research center in India, the Tata Research Development and Design Center, in Pune , India in 1981.TRDDC undertakes research in Software Engineering, Process Engineering and Systems Research. Researchers at TRDDC also developed Master Craft (now called TCS Code Generator Framework ) a Model Driven Development software that can automatically create code based on a model of a software, and rewrite the code based on the user's needs. Research at TRDDC has also resulted in the development of Seal, a low-cost water purifier that can be manufactured using locally available resources. TCS deployed thousands of these filters in the Indian Ocean Tsunami disaster of 2004 as part of its relief activities. This product has been marketed in India as Tata Swach, a low cost water purifier. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Innovation : Innovation In 2007, TCS launched its Co-Innovation Network, a network of TCS Innovation Labs, startup alliances, University Research Departments, and venture capitalists. In addition to TRDDC, TCS has 19 Innovation Labs based in three countries. TCS Innovation Lab, Convergence: Content management and delivery, convergence engines, networks such as 3G, Imax, Wines, IP Testing for Quality of Service, IMS, OSS/BSS systems, and others. TCS Innovation Lab, Delhi: Software Architectures, Software as a Service, natural language processing, text, data and process analytics, multimedia applications and graphics. TCS Innovation Lab, Embedded Systems: Medical electronics, Imax, and WLAN technologies. TCS Innovation Lab, Hyderabad: Computational methods in life sciences, meta-genomics, systems biology, e-security, smart card-based applications, digital media protection, nana-biotechnology, quantitative finance. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 50: TCS Innovation Lab, Mumbai: Speech and natural language processing, wireless systems and wireless applications. TCS Innovation Lab, Insurance - Chennai: IT Optimization, Business Process Optimization, Customer Centricity Enablers, Enterprise Mobility, Telemetric, Text Analytics, 2D Barcodes, Smashups, Innovation in Product Development and Management (PLM) for Insurance. TCS Innovation Lab, Chennai: Infrastructure innovation, green computing, Web 2.0 and next-generation user interfaces. TCS Innovation Lab, Peterborough, England : New-wave communications for the enterprises, utility computing and RFID (chips, tags, labels, readers and middleware). TCS Innovation Lab: Performance Engineering, Mumbai : Performance management, high performance technology components, and others. TCS Innovation Lab, Cincinnati, United States : Engineering and Manufacturing IT solutions. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 51: Employees TCS is one of the largest private sector employers in India with a core strength in excess of 175,000 individuals. TCS has one of the lowest attrition rates in the Indian IT industry. US Visa Program TCS was the fourth largest visa recipient in 2008, preceded by Infosys, Wipro and Satyam JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM. Slide 52: & The Story continues…………………….. JERRY JOHN MSc, MBA, PGDM.