Uday Chaturvedi has been appointed Tata Steel Europe's Chief Technical Officer with effect from 1 October 2010.
He will join the company's Executive Committee and will report directly to the Tata Steel Europe MD and CEO.
The responsibilities of the new role will include Tata Steel Europe's proposed new manufacturing hubs. A replacement as head of Strip Products in the UK will be announced in due course.
Mr Chaturvedi has held a number of high-level operational positions during his career with the Tata Steel Group. Before becoming Managing Director of Corus Strip Products UK in 2008, he was Vice-President Coke, Sinter and Iron and TQM in Jamshedpur.
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Corus (whose legal name is Tata Steel Europe) is Europe's second largest steel producer. With main steelmaking operations primarily in the UK and the Netherlands, Corus supplies steel and related services to the construction, automotive, packaging, mechanical engineering and other markets worldwide.
Corus is a subsidiary of Tata Steel, one of the world’s top ten steel producers. The combined enterprise has an aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 28 million tonnes and approximately 80,000 employees across four continents.