According to an Economic Times report, Tata Chairman Cyrus Mistry, who is recruiting top talent to helm the various businesses and functions of the sprawling group, has tapped one of the world's foremost marketing strategists to head strategy for the Rs 5.05 lakh crore empire.
Nirmalya Kumar, London Business Schoolprofessor and top-notch marketing strategist, is joining the Tata Group from August 1 this year. He will report to Mistry and be responsible for strategy at the group level.
An art aficionado, Kumar graduated from the Calcutta University in B Com before doing his MBA from University of Illinois Chicago and PhD in marketing from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Read the ET report here