Tata Sons has appointed Mukund Govind Rajan as brand custodian and group spokesperson with the responsibility to oversee and manage all corporate communications and brand related activities for the group in India and overseas.
Additionally, Rajan is to serve as the chief ethics officer of the group and also oversee all Tata group Corporate Social Responsibility activities as Chairman of the Tata Council for Community Initiatives.
His appointment is with immediate effect and in his new role, he will report directly to the Group Chairman, Cyrus Mistry, the company said in a statement.
Rajan has been with the Tata group for over 18 years, after starting his career as a Tata Administrative Service (TAS) Officer. Most recently, he was head of private equity advisory at Tata Capital and the Managing Partner of the advisory team of the $1 billion Tata Opportunities Fund.