Cyrus P Mistry, 44, is the Chairman of Tata Sons. He has been a Director
since the year 2006.
In addition to being Chairman of Tata Sons, Mr Mistry is also the Chairman of all major Tata Group Companies, viz., Tata Industries, Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Power Company, Tata Teleservices, The Indian Hotels Company, Tata Global Beverages, Tata Chemicals, etc.
Mr Mistry was earlier the managing director, Shapoorji Pallonji Group. Under his tenure Shapoorji Pallonji’s construction business grew from a turnover of US$20 million to approximately US$1.5 billion. The companies have evolved from pure construction to now executing projects under design and build and EPC delivery methodologies, implementing complex projects in the marine, oil and gas, and rail sectors. Under Mr Mistry’s stewardship, the companies executed many landmark projects in India – construction of the tallest residential towers, the longest rail bridge, the largest dry dock and the largest affordable housing project. The group’s international construction business is now present in over 10 countries.
Mr. Mistry was responsible for building the infrastructure development vertical in the Shapoorji Pallonji Group starting in 1995 with a 106MW power project in Tamil Nadu followed by the development of India’s largest biotech park near Hyderabad in partnership with the Andhra Pradesh government. The infrastructure vertical has also developed two large road projects totaling an investment of US$550 million.
Mr Mistry is a graduate of Civil Engineering from Imperial College, UK (1990) and has a M.Sc. in Management from London Business School (1997).
He was also recently bestowed with the Alumni Achievement Award by the London Business School.