Rajesh Kannan appointed President and CDIO of Tata Motors with effect from August 1
Rajesh Kannan appointed Tata Motors' President and CDIO: Automobile major Tata Motors has announced the appointment of Rajesh Kannan as the President and Chief Digital and Information Officer (CDIO). In an exchange filing on Friday, Tata Motors announced that he will take charge from August 1, 2023. Kannan is presently working with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Limited.
In the exchange filing, Tata Motors said: "We hereby inform you that the Board of Directors at its meeting held today, i.e., on July 25, 2023, has appointed Mr. Rajesh Kannan as President & Chief Digital and Information Officer (‘CDIO’), Senior Management Personnel of Tata Motors Limited (‘the Company’) w.e.f August 1, 2023. The Members of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee have considered and recommended the said appointment of CDIO."
The company informed that Kannan has 28 years of experience delivering transformative, end-to-end digital and IT engagements for global organisations across multiple sectors and industries including retail, consumer products, media and advertising, banking, insurance and financial services.
Rajesh Kannan: Educational background
Rajesh Kannan is a B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from Anna University, Chennai and is Masters in Computer Aided Design in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai.
He will be moving from TCS to Tata Motors, to take up his new role as President and CDIO from August 1st.