Tata International appoints Deepak Premnarayen as Non-Executive Director
Posted by: Clara Fernandes at 8/03/2016 05:05:00 am
India August 3rd , 2016: The board of Tata International Limited, the global trading and distribution company, announced the appointment of Deepak Premnarayen as Non-Executive Director with effect from 1st August 2016. Further, the board announced that Arun Kumar Vora will be retiring as Director on 14th August 2016 after a distinguished tenure and long association with Tata International.
Mr. Premnarayen is the Executive Chairman and founder of ICS Group, a real estate, asset management and financial services company that is headquartered in Mumbai and is involved in executing projects across India and Africa. He has a diverse career spanning four decades across the Indian corporate sector and has been following his entrepreneurial aspirations since 1995.
His other directorships include Noida Toll Bridge Company Ltd, FirstRand Bank, South Africa and Triangle Real Estate India Fund LLC. He is a member of FirstRand’s Directors’ Affairs and Governance Committee and the Chairman of FirstRand Bank India Advisory Board.
He is actively involved in various social responsibility projects in the medical domain as well as education for underprivileged and visually and hearing impaired children. He has led and is involved in several CII committees and is the champion of a number of African countries. He has led CII’s business delegations to Libya, Norway, Sweden and South Africa. He is currently the President designate of the Indian Merchants’ Chamber.
About Tata International
Tata International Limited [TIL], is the global trading and distribution company of the Tata group. Established in 1962, TIL’s key business verticals are metals trading, distribution (auto and allied), leather and leather products, minerals trading and agri trading with a presence in manufacturing and supply chain integration in select businesses. The company operates through its network of offices and subsidiaries across 40 countries, spanning Africa, Europe, Middle East, Latin America and Asia and has spearheaded forays into new geographies for the group. Besides, TIL has been a forerunner of the Indian industry in Africa.
Over the years, TIL has formed strong strategic alliances and partnerships that have reinforced its role in international trade and business. With a turnover of USD 2.02 billion (2015-16), the company is supported by about 10000 strong employee base.
The company is deeply committed to being a proactive and responsible member of the community and the environment in which it operates. Stringent goals for the reduction of carbon footprint and greenhouse gases in the leather plant and other facilities, coupled with initiatives for empowering local communities in equal measure, drive the company's long term sustainability agenda. Winner of several prestigious national awards and International certifications for Environment and Quality, it is also a signatory to the UN Global Compact.