Prasad Menon

Prasad Menon

Director at Tata Group and Axis Bank

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Mr. Prasad R. Menon is chemical engineer from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He has over 40 years of diverse experience in some of the premier multinational and Indian companies in the chemical and power industry.

In October 2000, Mr. Menon took over as the Managing Director of Tata Chemicals and led the company to become the largest inorganic chemicals company in India. In the following six years, he successfully completed the acquisition and integration of Bruner Mond (U.K.), Magadi Soda (Kenya) and IMACID (Morocco) resulting in Tata Chemicals becoming the second largest soda ash manufacturer in the world. In October 2006, Mr. Menon took over as the Managing Director of Tata Power, the largest integrated private power utility in India. He has championed sustainability as a key strategic initiative in the organization.

Mr. Menon is on the Board of several major Tata Group companies, as well as on the Supervisory Board of Sanmar Group in Chennai. He is on the Steering Committee of Combat Climate Change, a group of 66 global companies committed to policy change and implementation of climate change initiatives.