Speaker 2014 Annual Meeting


Subodh K. Bhargava
Chairman, Tata Communications Ltd.

Mr. Subodh Bhargava is a Mechanical Engineer from IIT (Roorkee). He has been the Group Chairman & CEO of Eicher Group of Companies. He is a Former President of the CII, President of the Association of Indian Automobile Manufacturers & Vice President of the Tractor Manufacturers Association. He has been associated with various Central & State Govt bodies & Committees including as a member of the Tech Dev Board, Insurance Tariff Advisory Committee & the Economic Dev Board of the State of Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh & Madhya Pradesh. He has been closely associated with various IIMs, IITs & other Management & Technical Institutions as also with a number of NGOs, was Member Board of Directors of IIT (Roorkee), IIM, Indore, IIM Lucknow, Entrepreneurship Dev Institute, Ahmedabad, Foreign Trade Institute, Delhi, SBI, PFCL etc. Presently, Member of the Board of Governors of IIM, Kashipur & XLRI Jamshedpur. He is currently the Chairman of Tata Communications Limited, TRF Limited, GlaxoSmithKline Healthcare Limited and Director on the Boards of several companies including Tata Motors Ltd, Tata Steel Ltd., Larsen & Tubro Ltd, Tata Communications International Pte Ltd., SunBorne Energy LLC. Mr. Bhargava is the recipient of the 1st Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2005 by IIT, Roorkee; the “Gaurav Shri Award” from Agra University in 2011; “Best Independent Director 2011” by Asian Center for Corporate Governance & Sustainability & “Global India Business Leader of the Year – 2013 by Horasis (The Global Visions Community) for excellence in entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership.