Mumbai: Cyrus Mistry's coronation today as new Tata Head of 90 companies will expose him to a world of new global challenges waiting ahead. With him, Tata's will be witnessing return of owner–promoter leadership also, expecting more profitable ventures. The void left by Ratan Tata will be too great to fill but Cyrus has gone through intense training and has been groomed for this task for almost one year and the time has come when he is going to deliver results.
Following golden key words of Ratan Tata that he should take his own decisions will be key words for his guidance and to tell the world that he has arrived.
He has already proven his mattle by leading his family firm in construction field from 1.5 billion to 100 billion. With rich experienced team of dedicated professionals having an impeccable record of performance is certainly going to add more strength to his already sharpen skills.
Just take a look at the seasoned professionals on the board speaks about sound backing he is inheriting. For Tata Sons board, he will be having Tata veterans like RK Krishna Kumar, R Gopalkrishnan, Arun Gandhi, and Farokh Kavarana. With each veteran's career spanning more than his age, he can certainly count on that whenever necessary.
Cyrus has proven his strong willed candidature for the top post by working for 17 years as Managing Director in Shapoorji Pallonji’s construction company. Handling companies having revenue a $100 is not a simple task but challenges are tests of skills.