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Natarajan Chandrasekaran Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 76 kg
Date of Birth June 2, 1963
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Spouse Lalitha Chandrasekaran

Natarajan Chandrasekaran is an Indian business executive who is best known for his long-standing association with Tata Sons Private Limited, the private entity and the owner of Tata Group, an Indian multinational conglomerate that was founded in 1868. In October 2016, he had been appointed as an additional director on the Tata Sons board and later made the chairman of Tata Sons. Previously, he had served as the COO and executive director of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), an Indian multinational IT services and consulting company that is also the largest IT services company in the world by market capitalization. He had been appointed the CEO of TCS in 2009. He has also served as the chairman of Tata Motors, an Indian multinational automotive manufacturing company; and Tata Global Beverages (TGB) (now known as Tata Consumer Products), a fast-moving consumer goods company.

Born Name

Natarajan Chandrasekaran

Nick Name

Chandra

Natarajan Chandrasekaran as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2017
Natarajan Chandrasekaran as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2017 (Natarajan Chandrasekaran / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Mohanur, Namakkal District, Tamil Nadu, India

Residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

Indian

Education

Natarajan had attended a Tamil-medium Government school in his hometown of Mohanur. After his high school graduation, he had joined the Coimbatore Institute of Technology, a government-aided autonomous engineering college in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. He had earned a bachelor’s degree in Applied Sciences from there.

He had then joined the Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirappalli (now known as the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli), a public technical and research university near the city of Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu. He had graduated from there, in 1986, with a Master of Computer Applications (MCA) degree.

Occupation

Business Executive

Natarajan Chandrasekaran as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2021
Natarajan Chandrasekaran as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2021 (Natarajan Chandrasekaran / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Srinivasan Natarajan
  • Mother – Meenakshi Nataranjan
  • Siblings – N. Ganapathy Subramaniam (Brother) (Business Executive, Chief Operating Officer of TCS), Natesan Srinivasan (Brother) (Business Executive, Chief Financial Officer of Murugappa Group, an Indian business conglomerate founded in 1900), Mathangi (Sister)

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175.5 cm

Weight

76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Natarajan Chandrasekaran as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2016
Natarajan Chandrasekaran as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2016 (Natarajan Chandrasekaran / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Natarajan has dated –

  1. Lalitha Chandrasekaran – Through his long-term marriage to Lalitha, Natarajan has a son named Pranav Chandrasekaran.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Salt-and-Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Mildly stocky frame
  • Side-parted, wavy hair
  • Bespectacled
  • Clean-shaven look
Natarajan Chandrasekaran as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2017
Natarajan Chandrasekaran as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2017 (Natarajan Chandrasekaran / Instagram)

Natarajan Chandrasekaran Facts

  1. When Natarajan had been appointed the chairman of Tata Sons, he had become the first non-Parsi person and professional executive to head the Tata Group which had been founded in 1868 by pioneer industrialist Jamsetji Tata and which had been headed ever since by members of his family or extended family, all Parsis.
  2. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), as well as an active member of the Computer Society of India and the British Computer Society.
  3. He was nominated as the chairman of the Indian IT industry body NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Service Companies) in April 2015.
  4. He is a keen photographer, a music aficionado, and an enthusiastic long-distance runner who has completed marathons/half-marathons in global cities like Amsterdam, Boston, Chicago, Berlin, Mumbai, New York, and Tokyo.
  5. He had been honored with the Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian award of India, on the eve of India’s 73rd Republic Day in January 2022, along with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

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