Ratan Tata, and his rapidly fulfilling list of wishes
- Has been involved in Nano rebranding; re-designing proposals for Jaguar paying rich dividends
- Becomes part of Richard Branson’s Plan-B, a group that helps business work with government and social sector
- Tata’s dream of entering aviation fulfilled; Group signs deals with Malaysia’s AirAsia and with Singapore Airlines
- Ratan Tata nominated as a member of the board of trustees of the Carnegie Endowment
In his first post-retirement interview in December 2012, Ratan Tata had laid out a rather busy plan for himself—flying, taking piano lessons and spending time with the Tata Group’s philanthropic trusts which he would be heading. Ten months down, he has been busier, not just with these, but by playing a major role in many of the group’s new initiatives. Though he anointed Cyrus Mistry as chairman of Tata Sons and made way...