Date Of Birth: 1937-12-28, Occupation: Businessperson | Entrepreneur » Ratan Naval Tata, , is an Indian businessman who became chairman of the Tata Group, a Mumbai-based conglomerate. He is a member of a prominent Tata family of Indian industrialists and philanthropists.
Among many other honours accorded him during his career, Tata received the Padma Bhushan, one of India’s most distinguished civilian awards, in 2000 and Padma Vibhushan in 2008 and Lifetime Achievement Award awarded by prestigious Rockefeller Foundation in 2012. He has also been ranked as India's most powerful CEO.
Ratan is the great-grandson of Tata group founder Jamshedji Tata. Ratan's parents separated in the mid-1940s, when he was seven and his younger brother Jimmy was five years old. Their mother moved out and both boys were raised by their grandmother Lady Navajbai.
Tata started school in Bombay at Campion School and finished at Cathedral and John Connon School. Ratan Tata completed his B.S. in architecture with structural...