Board of Directors
Mr. Praveen Kadle
 
Mr. Praveen Kadle is an Independent Director on the Board of the Company.

Mr. Praveen Kadle is the Founder & Chairman of Prachetas Capital Private Limited. Prior to that, Mr. Kadle has been part of the Tata Group for more than 30 years and held senior positions like Founding CEO and a Board Member of IBM’s JV with Tatas in India from 1991 to 1996, CFO and a Board Member of Tata Motors from 1996 to 2008, Founder Managing Director and CEO of Tata Capital from 2008 to 2018 and Chairman of Tata AutoComp System from 2018 to 2021 which position he still holds in a non-executive position with effect from April, 2021. He is also on the Board of few other Tata Companies in a non-executive position and is also on the Board of various non-Tata Companies. During his stint in Tata Motors, he led the teams that acquired Daewoo Truck Company in South Korea in 2004 and Jaguar LandRover in 2008. In 2004, as a CFO & Finance Director, he was instrumental in getting Tata Motors listed on New York Stock Exchange and has played a major role in the turnaround and growth of the Company. During his ten years in Tata Capital, he had successfully floated 5 PE funds and set up a very successful Private Equity business of US$ 1 billion which has delivered a very attractive IRR in US dollar terms for the international and domestic investors.

He is a Chemical Engineer graduate and a distinguished Alumnus of University Department of Chemical Technology, Mumbai and a Alumnus of Harvard Business School (AMP).

Mr. Kadle has received a number of awards in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Tata Motors Limited, which are : CNBC-TV18, the Country’s best performing CFO in the Auto & Auto Ancillaries sector for 2006; ‘The Best CFO of the year 2005’ in India by Business Today; The ‘CFO of the year 2004’ by IMA (formerly known as Economist Intelligence Unit) and has been inducted as Founding member to the CFO Hall of Fame in India. Mr. Kadle has received the Global Indian Business Leader of the year award from Horasis, an international think tank in the year 2015. He is a Hons. Graduate in Commerce & Accountancy from Mumbai University and has qualified as a Chartered Accountant, Cost & Management Accountant and Company Secretary.