The office will further enhance and strengthen Tata Sons' engagement with the stakeholders in the ASEAN region facilitating Tata group companies' growth, including through a focus on innovation, R&D, and technology.
A resident of Singapore for 18 years, Rao has also served in the Singapore Civil Service as a Director with International Enterprise Singapore.
Rao is on the Executive Committee of the Singapore Indian Development Agency (SINDA), the Singapore Fine Arts Society (SIFAS) and serves as Vice Chairman of the South Asia Business Council (SBAC) of the Singapore Business Federation.
He also continues to serve as the Managing Director of Trust Energy Resources, a Tata Power subsidiary.
--IBNS (Posted on 09-01-2014)