Tata Steel shrinks European executive committee

Tata Steel says its chief commercial officer for Europe and other members of the executive committee are leaving their posts. New executives are not being hired, Kallanish notes.

Chief commercial officer Karl Haider is set to leave at the end of March to pursue a career outside of the company. At the same time, Ernst Hoogenes, chief technical officer, is retiring from his post.

At the end of April, Tom Farquhar, executive director human resources, will also be leaving the company.

As a result, the company’s European executive committee will be smaller, with ceo Henrik Adam and cfo Sandip Biswas taking over the responsibilities of the departing executives for the time being.

Emanuele Norsa Italy