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Tata sources: Clash of styles led to chairman's ouster

Cyrus Mistry's handling of the legal tangle with Docomo and other issues rankled the old guard, they say

Mr Mistry (left), 48, was picked by Tata in 2011 after a long hunt. The board's move to wrest back leadership for Ratan Tata (right), 78, puts him in a club of "boomerang CEOs" who are back in their old job.


THE agenda for Monday's extraordinary board meeting at India's largest conglomerate contained little hint of what was to come.

Tata Sons Ltd directors were summoned to the group's fabled Bombay House headquarters to discuss the sale of assets, its moribund UK steel business...