‘Lifetime Achievement’ honor for Tata Steel ED & CFO Koushik Chatterjee at FE CFO Awards 2019
Mr. Koushik Chatterjee, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer, Tata Steel has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement award at the FE CFO Awards 2019, hosted by leading business daily Financial Express.
Mr. Chatterjee was honored with the award at the awards felicitation function held today in Mumbai today where Mr. Deepak Parekh, Chairman, HDFC was the Chief Guest.
Lifetime Achievement is Financial Express editorial nomination award which recognizes a veteran finance professional who with his vision and exemplary contribution to the businesses and has become an inspiration for many across the industry.
Mr. Koushik Chatterjee joined Tata Steel in 1995 and was appointed Vice President (Finance) in 2004. During his tenure, he led the first overseas acquisition of a steel manufacturer by the Company - NatSteel Asia and subsequently led the acquisition of a 1.7 MnTPA Millennium Steel (now Tata Steel Thailand) in Thailand. In 2006-07, he played a critical role in the acquisition of Corus Group Plc. He was appointed Group Executive Director (Finance & Corporate) in September 2013. In February 2016, he was given the additional role of Tata Steel’s Executive Director for Europe and was re-designated as Group Executive Director (Finance, Corporate & Europe). Mr. Chatterjee was re-appointed as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer in November, 2017.
Mr. Chatterjee is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and is on the board of several Tata Steel Group companies. He was also declared India's ‘Best Executive’ for 2009 by Asia Money.
About Tata Steel
Tata Steel Group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 33 million tonnes per annum (MTPA). It is one of the world's most geographically-diversified steel producers, with operations and commercial presence across the world. The Group recorded a consolidated turnover of US $20.41 billion (INR 133,016 crore) in FY18. In 2018, Tata Steel acquired Bhushan Steel Ltd (now renamed as Tata Steel BSL Ltd). Currently, Tata Steel's consolidated India crude steel production capacity stands at 18.6 MnTPA.
A Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM organisation, Tata Steel Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures, is spread across five continents with an employee base of over 65,000.
Tata Steel retained Industry Leader position in FY18 and ranked second overall in the DJSI assessment, 2017. The Company has been recognised as the Climate Disclosure Leader in ‘Steel category’ by CDP (2017). Besides being a member of the World Steel Climate Action Programme, Tata Steel has won several awards including the Prime Minister’s Trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant for 2016-17, ‘Corporate Strategy Award’ by Mint (2018), Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management 2018 and Best Risk Management Framework & Systems Award 2019 by CNBC TV18. The Company also received the ‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’ award from Ethisphere Institute for the eighth time (2019), Steel Sustainability Champions (2017) by the World Steel Association, Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards (2017 & 2018), Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award by Institute of Directors (2017 & 2018) as well as 'Asia's Best Integrated Report' award by the Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards (2017), among several others.
In 2018, the Company launched a corporate brand campaign #WeAlsoMakeTomorrow www.wealsomaketomorrow.com
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