Former Vice Chairman , Tata Steel
Balasubramanian Muthuraman was the Vice Chairman of Tata Steel, India’s largest steel manufacturer, and Chairman Tata International. He has been awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Indian government in 2012. He was the Chairman of CII in 2011-12 and has been an executive council member of ASPA (Alloy Steel Producers Association) since 1989, and was its Chairman from 1993-95.
Mr. Muthuraman is actively involved in the sphere of education. He is on the Board of Rally for Rivers, the world’s largest ecological movement today, launched by Sadhguru in September 2017 that is supported by over 162 million people. He is a former Chairman of the Board of Governors of IIT Kharagpur. He also serves on the Board of Governors of the Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar and is a council member of the Indian Institute of Metals. He is a former Chairman of the Board of Governors of Xavier School of Management (XLRI), Jamshedpur and the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jamshedpur.
Mr. Muthuraman is a B.Tech (Metallurgy) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He also holds a post-graduate diploma in Business Management with a specialization in Marketing & Finance from XLRI, Jamshedpur. He is also an alumnus of the GMP (General Management Program) at CEDEP, the European Center for Executive Development, where Tata Steel has been a Corporate Member since 1991.