Cyrus Mistry, who is to take over as Chairman of Tata Sons from Ratan N. Tata in December 2012 when Mr. Tata retires, has been appointed Deputy Chairman of Tata Motors.

A statement from Tata Motors said Mr. Mistry will also be appointed to the board of Jaguar Land Rover. Ravi Kant has stepped down as Director of Jaguar Land Rover.

Mr. Mistry was inducted to the board of Tata Motors in May 2012.

He has been a director at Tata Sons since 2006 and was appointed Deputy Chairman of Tata Sons in November 2011.

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