Mr. P.T. Siganporia graduated from Loyala College, Chennai and obtained a PGDBM in Marketing from XLRI, Jamshedpur. Mr. Siganporia, a senior TAS officer, joined Tata Global Beverages Ltd. in 1975 and held several important positions during his tenure. His tenure included responsibilities in Sales & Marketing in the packet tea division, Kolkata. He took over as the Executive Director in June 2000 and then as Deputy Managing Director, in February 2001. He was subsequently appointed as Managing Director from 1st July 2004, a position he held until his retirement on 30th June, 2012. He was also the Deputy Chief Executive Officer in the Executive Office, London. He successfully led critical change initiatives across Tata Global Beverages and has played a key role in Tata Global Beverages’ transformation from its heritage in tea plantations, in India, to a growing global organisation with a portfolio of strong and dynamic brands. Mr. Siganporia retired after over 38 years of distinguished service in the Tata Group.