Russi Mody (Chairman, Managing Director)

Mr. Russi Mody joined Tata Steel in 1939 and has worked in various positions in different departments of the company. He served the Company for several years before he made his first internal shift into the newly established Personnel Division in 1947. Within a few years of being into the division he was promoted to the position of Director of Personnel in 1953. In the year 1955, Mr. Mody was made the Deputy Agent in Calcutta. Adding more to his experience within the various section of the company Mr. Mody took up the position of the Director of Raw Materials in 1965. In 1970, he was appointed as Director of Operations and in 1972. Mr. Mody became the Joint Managing Director. It was almost after 35 years of experience within the company that Mr. Mody became the Managing Director of the organization in 1974 where he served till 1992. Mr. Russi Mody has also served as the Chairman of Tata Steel from 1984 to 1993.