successfully over the last 5 years and creating a strong foundation for the future. I look forward to his continued inputs as a consultant to the company.”
Before Butschek, Tata Motors was without a CEO for two years (2014 till 2016) after Karl Slym’s sudden demise. At that time, former Tata Motors chairman Cyrus Mistry
supervised its functioning. The company was also without a CEO for 10 months in 2012, after Prakash Telang superannuated. Before that too, it was without a CEO for 10 years (1994 to 2005), after J E Talaulicar retired. Tata Motors chairman emeritus Ratan Tata
oversaw the company’s operations during that period.
Butschek, also a German national, has been managing Tata Motors from his home country Austria for most of the Covid-19 pandemic that has restricted human mobility.
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