R.S. Pande (Managing Director)

Mr. R.S. Pande left the Indian Administrative Service IAS to join Tata Steel on loan from the Government of Bihar and was appointed the Director of Personnel. Mr. Pande became an agent of the Company in 1959 and also took up the position as a Director in Tata Industries Private Limited in 1964. He also served as the Managing Agents and Resident Director (Administration) of Tata Steel in the same year. After the abolition of Managing Agency system in 1970 Mr. Pande was appointed a whole-time Director of Tata Steel taking charge of Administration and Sales. He became Managing Director of Tata Steel in 1972.