When Cyrus Mistry takes over on December 28, he will be navigating the future of more than 100 companies operating in more than 80 countries across six continents.
The Rs 4,75,721 crore (size be revenue) Tata Group that he will control, has interests as diverse as communications and information technology, engineering, materials, services, energy, consumer products and chemicals, and derives 58 per cent its revenue from businesses outside India.
Tata companies employ over 450,000 people worldwide.
There are about 30 publicly listed Tata enterprises and they have a combined market capitalisation of about $75 billion, and a shareholder base of 3.8 million.
|Company||Market cap||Net sales|
|Tata Consultancy services||2,36,997||48,894|
|Tata Global Beverages||10,216||6,631|
|Tata Investment Corp||2,511||202|
|Tata Teleservices (Mah)||2,241||2,266|
|Tata Sponge Iron||485||634|
|Mount Everest Mineral Water||443||19|
|Automobile Corp of Goa||167||333|
|Figure in Rs cr; Market cap as on December 18, 2012, Sales for 12 months ended March 2012|