Tata Coffee recently announced that Harish Bhat, CEO and Managing Director of Tata Global Beverages, has been appointed Chairman of Tata Coffee. Tata Coffee is a subsidiary of Tata Global Beverages and Bhat has served on the board of Tata Coffee as a non-executive director since July 2012. He has held many roles in the Tata Group over the past 26 years, including Tata Tea and Titan Industries. He is an alumnus of BITS Pilani and IIM Ahmedabad.
T Radhakrishnan has been inducted to the board of Tata Coffee. He will be designated executive director – instant coffee operations. Radhakrishnan joined Tata Coffee in 2010 looking after the company’s instant coffee business. Prior to joining Tata Coffee, he spent 26 years in Tata Chemicals looking after heavy chemicals, fertilisers, salt, bicarbonate and utilities divisions. Radhakrishnan holds a chemical engineering degree from SV University, Andhra Pradesh.