Nominee, Tata Capital Financial Services Ltd.
Mr. Praveen Kadle is the Chairman of Tata AutoComp Systems Limited, which is Tata Group’s arm in auto component business. An Honours Graduate in Commerce & Accountancy from the Bombay University, Mr. Kadle is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India and Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
Mr. Kadle has been working with the Tata Group for the last 28 years, first being Chief Financial Officer of Tata’s Joint Venture with IBM in India for five years, then with Tata Motors Limited as Vice President (Finance). In 2001, Mr. Kadle was appointed as Executive Director – Finance and Corporate Affairs on the Board of Tata Motors Limited. During his tenure with Tata Motors Limited, Mr. Kadle played a major role in the turnaround and growth of Tata Motors and was also instrumental in the turnaround and financial restructuring of Tata Finance Limited.
Mr. Kadle played a major role in Tata Motors acquisition of Daewoo Truck in 2003 and Jaguar Land Rover in 2008. In 2008, Mr Kadle started Tata Capital Limited which was Group’s re-entry into financial services which he managed till 31st March 2018. Over the last 10 years, Mr Kadle made Tata Capital Limited into a successful full-fledged corporate and retail leading and private equity arm for the Tata Group.
Prior to joining Tata Group, Mr Kadle worked as an Executive Director at Garware Walls Ropes Limited, from 1985 till 1991. Mr. Kadle is a member of the Board on various Tata and non-Tata companies and is actively involved with various public charitable institutions notably as the Board Member and Honorary Treasurer of Child Rights & You (CRY).
Mr. Kadle has been awarded with several recognitions for his contribution to Tata Motors Limited, prominent being ‘CNBC-TV 18’s Country’s best performing CFO in the Auto & Auto Ancillaries sector for 2006’, ‘The Best CFO of the year 2005 in India’ by Business Today, ‘CFO of the year 2004’ by IMA (formerly known as Economist Intelligence Unit) etc. In 2015, Mr. Kadle, was awarded the prestigious “Indian Business Leader of the year” by Horasis- the Global visions community an independent international organisation.