Tata Group chairman emeritus chief adviser to the board of AirAsia India
AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes, on his official Twitter page, stated (16-Jun-2013) Tata Group chairman emeritus Ratan Tata will be the chief adviser to the board of AirAsia India. Mr Fernandes tweeted: "I am pleased to announce Ratan Tata as the chief adviser to the board of AirAsia India. A legend in every sense. Building a powerful team... Persuading Mr Tata to be adviser has not been easy. Critical we have someone of his massive experience to help me chart AirAsia India with Mittu (the CEO) and myself". He previously noted: "Our chairman is someone who has redefined many parts of India. A towering man who brings unbelievable experience to the AirAsia India board... AirAsia India shaping up brilliantly. Super CEO. Some great staff. A good board and now great adviser."