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Mr. Karl Slym

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Managing Director

Local Address:  India
Tata Motors Limited
18 Grosvenor Place
Coventry , London CV4 7AL
United Kingdom

Company Description: Tata Motors Limited (Tata Motors) is an automobile company. The Company is engaged mainly in the business of automobile products consisting of all types of...   more

Employment History

  • MD
    Tata Motors Limited
  • India President and Managing Director
    General Motors Corp.
  • President, Managing Director and Board Member
    General Motors Corp.
  • President and Managing Director
    General Motors India
  • Executive Vice President and Board Member
    SGMW Motors
  • Executive Vice President
    SGMW President and Managing Director at
  • President
    GM India
  • President and Managing Director
    GM India

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • master of science degree , business administration
    Stanford University
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Mr Karl ..., 19 Mar 2015 [cached]
Mr Karl Slym
Managing Director
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Mr Slym with the Nano
Managing Director
Mr Karl Slym joined Tata Motors as the Managing Director in 2012. He leads operations of Tata Motors in India and international markets, excluding Jaguar and Land Rover business.
Before joining Tata Motors, Mr Slym was the Executive Vice President & Board Member, SGMW Motors, China (a General Motors Joint Venture), prior to which he was President, Managing Director and Board Member of General Motors in India. For over two decades, Mr Slym has been with Toyota and General Motors in various positions across geographies.
Mr Slym is an alumnus of Stanford University and a Sloan Fellow.
News & Events, 25 Nov 2012 [cached]
General Motors' India President and Managing Director, Mr Karl Slym, told Business Line that half of the $1 billion worth of auto components have already been sourced from India but the rest of it will get delayed beyond the targeted 2010. "The timeline may get extended beyond 2010 but the value will remain the same," Mr Slym said. This was because of the recession in the global auto industry, he said.
Good growth rate Mr Slym said the Indian operations of the car maker will not be affected because of changes in the US operations of General Motors. "We don't foresee any problems for the Indian operations because we are maintaining a good growth rate here," he said.
General Motors- Damage Control with Search Marketing | Semkraft [cached]
General Motors is here in India for the long hauls says Mr Karl Slym, President and Managing Director, General Motors India, but with difficulty in raising new funds and dropping sales, and the increasingly competitive auto market with aggressive players like Maruti and Hyundai, GM will need to do more than this to gain a larger share of the market.
Since taking over the reins in ..., 6 Jan 2014 [cached]
Since taking over the reins in September 2012 as managing director of Tata Motors, Karl Slym has made a slew of management changes. Slym was the managing director at GM India till October 2007 and served as executive vice-president at SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile Co. Ltd till January 2012. A few months after joining Tata Motors, in a bid to sharpen focus on areas as critical as product quality and to enhance customer centricity, Slym divided the back-end work of production and strategy into three divisions, with the heads of these divisions directly reporting to him. As part of the rejig of top management, Slym hired Ankush Arora and Venkatram Mamillapalle from GM India in April and January 2013, respectively.
Slym also hired top executives from other companies and industries.
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