News: Tata Trusts hires Siddharth Sharma as CEO, Aparna Uppaluri as COO

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Tata Trusts hires Siddharth Sharma as CEO, Aparna Uppaluri as COO

Sharma brings two decades of government experience and Uppaluri brings expertise in strategic planning for philanthropy, women's rights, and culture to the role.
Tata Trusts hires Siddharth Sharma as CEO, Aparna Uppaluri as COO

Tata Trusts on Tuesday appointed Siddharth Sharma as its chief executive officer and Aparna Uppaluri as the chief operating officer. These appointments will come into effect from April 1, 2023, the organisation said in a statement. 

Sharma will succeed N Srinath, who resigned as the CEO of Tata Trusts in 2022. He has been in government service for two decades where he handled important assignments in key ministries and as the financial advisor to the 13th and 14th Presidents of India. He subsequently joined the Tata group where he has been heading the newly formed sustainability portfolio, the organisation said.

Uppaluri is a professional with exposure to strategic planning and programme development in the fields of philanthropy, women's rights, public health, arts, and culture.

With over twenty years of leadership and management experience, she has led the grant-making initiatives at the Ford Foundation to advance programmatic commitment to strengthen gender justice. She has also served as programme director to oversee different verticals at the Ford foundation.

Tata Trusts holds a 66 per cent stake in Tata Sons, the holding entity of the $128 billion salt-to-software conglomerate.

 

 

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