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May 14, 2013Issue 33

Tata Steel Vice Chairman B. Muthuraman speaks about the Indian economy at events in Canada and the United States

On April 17, B. Muthuraman, Vice Chairman of Tata Steel addressed a group of business leaders at the Canadian Club of Toronto. In his speech Mr. Muthuraman discussed India's economy and how Indian companies such as Tata look at Canada. Watch here.


In April, Mr. Muthuraman also discussed India's economic and political climate at several Washington D.C. area institutions. At events hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), the Atlantic Council and the University of Maryland's Smith School of BusinessMr. Muthuraman spoke to diverse audiences comprising policymakers, business and NGO leaders, and students.


Emerging Indian Economy Signature Speaker Series with Mr. B Muthuraman
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)'s Emerging Indian Economy Signature Speaker Series 
with Mr. B Muthuraman
Other News

TCS closes FY13 with sustained growth momentum. Read more.

TCS introduces Intelligent Testing System at CA World 2013 in Las Vegas. 
Read more.


Jaguar Land Rover makes powerful statement at the 2013 New York International Auto Show. Read more.


Tata Communications and iStreamPlanet sign multiscreen live linear streaming services agreement. Read more.


Tata Innovista, the annual group-wide program to encourage, recognize and showcase outstanding innovations done by Tata companies across the globe, receives record participation in 2013. Read more.


Tata Elxsi launches strategy and technology consulting services for the media and entertainment industry. Read more


Tata Technologies to acquire premier U.S.-based engineering services company, Cambric 

Patrick McGoldrick, Managing Director and CEO, Tata Technologies and Tim Hayes, CEO, Cambric

Tata Technologies signed definitive agreements for the acquisition of US-based Cambric Corporation, a premier engineering services company providing turnkey engineering services to its customers. The partnership will strengthen Tata Technologies' global footprint and domain capabilities to provide high-end engineering services to a diverse set of existing and new clients, especially in Europe. It will also provide Cambric access to the Asia Pacific region.


Tim Hayes, CEO, Cambric, said, "We are excited to become a part of Tata Technologies ambitious growth strategy and look forward to providing our customers the added breadth, depth and global footprint that the combined entity provides. We see this combination of our two companies as a means to match our clients' global operations with our own engineering footprint.  Read more.

Tata launches First Book for First Nations Children Initiative. Book donation in North America crosses 200,000

Book Donation Event in Schefferville, Quebec 
In April, Tata Steel Minerals Canada and Tata Sons partnered with award-winning non-profit First Book to bring 10,000 books to Canada's First Nations communities in Northern Quebec and Labrador. The donation kicked off with simultaneous reading events in French and in English at local schools in Schefferville and Kawawachikamach, This is Tata's second donation in Canada. The first donation comprised 10,000 books to Southern Ontario in 2012. 


Since 2007, the Tata Sons-First Book partnership has brought more than 200,000 books to underprivileged communities in the United States and Canada.


Tom Best, executive director of First Book Canada remarked, "Those of us living in large urban centers forget just how difficult it is for so many Canadian children and their families, including First Nations families, to obtain age appropriate books in the more remote parts of this country. The Tata group of companies have been compassionate partners in helping to change that."  Read more.

Tata Dialogue on Innovation kicks off in Georgia and New Jersey

Tata Dialogue on Innovation event at Georgia Tech
In April, the Tata Dialogue on Innovation kicked off at Georgia Tech in Atlanta and the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City with programs on Building Clean Companies and Alternate Reality Gaming. The programs featured Samir Menon, Head of Eco-Sustainability for TCS and Kshitij Nerurkar, COO, Tata Interactive Systems, respectively.
The Speaker Series provide a platform for Tata executives to provide thought leadership on the importance of innovation to the growth and culture of the Tata group. Tata seeks out innovation that will impact the marketplace and make a positive change on society.


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