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Yale Legend in Leadership award for Ratan Tata

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata will be conferred with the Yale School of Management’s prestigious ‘Legend in Leadership’ award in Mumbai later this month.

The award will be presented to Tata at a conference of renowned business leaders from all over the world who will meet in Mumbai Oct 25.

Organized by the Yale School of Management, the conference will see the world business leaders discussing ‘Leading Global Enterprises across Global Cities: Aspirations, Realities and Alternatives.’

‘No company and no living leader better embody the themes of this CEO Summit than the Tata Group in general and CEO Ratan Tata in particular. For roughly 20 years, he has brilliantly led one of India’s most venerated family enterprises and India’s largest conglomerate,’ said Jeffrey A. Sonnenfeld, senior associate dean for executive programmes and Lester Crown Professor in management.

Besides Tata, the participants in the summit include Rajan Mittal of Bharti Airtel, Udayan Sen of Deloitte India, FICCI Secretary General Amit Mitra; K.K. Modi of Modi Enterprises; India John Flannery of General Electric India China; Rakesh Mohan former Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India; Rajeev Dubey, President of Mahindra & Mahindra, and Shachindra Nath of Religare Enterprises.

Past winners of the Yale Legend in Leadership Award include Alan Mulally of the Ford Motor Company, Jamie Dimon of J.P. Morgan Chase, Robert Iger of The Walt Disney Corporation, Stephen Schwarzman of Blackstone Group, Roger Enrico of PepsiCo, John Pepper of Proctor & Gamble; Don Keough of The Coca Cola Co., and McKinsey founder Marvin Bower.

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