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May 1, 2012Issue 22

TCS Sponsors Boston Marathon for Third Consecutive Year

 

N. Chandrasekaran, CEO and MD, TCS and Surya Kant, President, North America, UK, Europe, TCS (center) with Team TCS
On April 16, TCS sponsored the Boston Marathon for the third consecutive year. The agreement enabled a strong presence by the TCS brand at the marathon, the three day John Hancock Sports and Fitness Expo which was held at the Seaport World Trade Center.

  

TCS partnered with the Boston Marathon to sponsor and enhance the information kiosks and tables frequented by marathon runners and spectators throughout the race weekend. This year, TCS fielded 18 runners, including TCS employees, clients and the company's CEO.

 

"At TCS, we embrace the qualities running a marathon entails - commitment, passion and drive - and endeavor to uphold these principles in how we run our business," said N. Chandrasekaran, CEO and MD, TCS. "We are proud to be a 2012 sponsor of the Boston Marathon and to support the many thousands of runners who have made a personal commitment to excellence." Read more.

Other News
Tata Communications completed world's first wholly-owned cable network ring around the world. Read more.

Tata Steel was featured in the 2012 list of 'World's Most Ethical Companies' prepared by The Ethisphere Institute.

Andy Goss, President Jaguar Land Rover - North America, discussed Jaguar's New Alive media campaign on CNBC. Watch here.

Land Rover is staying true to its legacy by re-framing its design in tune with modern-day needs and sensibilities. Read more.

Tata Chemicals retains the highly recognised Responsible CareŽ certification. Read more.

U.S. Commerce Secretary Bryson Meets with Business Leaders During Trade Mission To India

L to R: Mr. Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, CII ; Mr. John Bryson, Commerce Secretary, US Department of Commerce; Mr. B Muthuraman, Vice Chairman, Tata Steel Ltd and President, CII; and Mr. Ajay Piramal, Chairman, Piramal Group

In March, U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson led a five-day trade mission to India. The mission concluded in Mumbai, where Secretary Bryson met with Indian industry leaders, including B. Muthuraman, Vice Chairman Tata Steel Ltd. and President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), to discuss investment opportunities in the United States.

  

He also delivered remarks at a luncheon hosted by CII where he specifically cited Tata Chemicals' JV with a New Jersey-based company as an example of the kind of Indian investment in the U.S. needed to foster economic growth and job creation in both countries (full remarks).

 

Commenting on the Secretary's remarks, B Muthuraman said, "CII recognises that trade and investment is a two way street and we want to make this street between India and US into a superhighway. CII strongly supports businesses conducive to the growth of business in both countries."

Harvard Business School Opens New Classroom At Taj Lands End, Mumbai

Harvard Business School (HBS) launched a new amphitheater-style classroom, built and owned by the Taj Lands End, part of Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces. The new space replicates the classrooms on HBS' Boston campus, for the first time in India. With a seating capacity of up to 82 students, the classroom will offer state-of-the-art multi-media facilities that augment the educational experience of the students. The launch of the classroom kicked off with a series of activities including research conferences and executive education programs. 

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