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Biography: Raman Dhawan

- By Wits University

Mr Raman Dhawan, the Managing Director of Tata Africa Holdings in South Africa, is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the United Kingdom. 

Mr Dhawan has worked with the Tata Group for over 33 years. As principal executive of Tata in Africa, he is responsible for co-ordinating all activities and operations of the Tata companies on the continent. 

Tata Africa has a strong presence in 11 African countries and its businesses are related to the automotive, steel, hospitality, mining, IT, telecommunications, chemical, power and farming sectors. He guides the Tata Board on all major decisions related to the growth, diversification and investments of the Tata Group Companies in Africa.