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Old 26th January 2014, 17:44   #16
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Shocking!

Just when it was looking good for Tata motors this happened.

May you RIP Karl..
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Old 26th January 2014, 17:52   #17
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Indeed, shocking news.

Looks like ill-luck gripping Tata motors; as someone has mentioned it will be a Herculean task just find a replacement.

RIP Mr. Slym. :-(
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This is extremely tragic and it comes as a bolt out of the blue.

R.I.P. Karl Slym. You will be truly missed.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family - may the Almighty God be with them and give them the strength to bear this sudden and tragic loss.

He was instrumental in leading the Chevrolet ship out of stormy, choppy waters that could have sunk the brand in India. As an Indophile, he just couldn't stay away from the country for long and he was like a ray of hope for a troubled Tata Motors. Just as he was making the much needed, fundamental changes which would have turned the company around, this tragic event has happened.

His untimely demise comes as a blow to those who were expecting great things from Tata Motors due to his magic. This is very, very saddening.
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Old 26th January 2014, 18:06   #19
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Truly shocking news.Just when it seemed that the worst was over for Tata motors.
I hope that his vision at Tata motors is carried forward by his successor,
and the promise of great things from Tata comes true.
RIP
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Thats really shocking! :O Feel sad for the person also. He could have done a lot to TATA as well. Was the fall so fatal? Didnt find details. May he RIP. Guess its a difficult time for TM in the future.
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Old 26th January 2014, 18:20   #21
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This is a very tragic news. We have lost an auto enthusiast. His loss is not only a loss to Tata Motors or his family but is a loss to the family of automotive enthusiasts across the world.

RIP Karl Slym, you will always be remembered as a man who will be credited for giving Tata Motors a direction to turnaround Nano. Your contributions to the world of automotive industry will never be forgotten.
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That's really shocking news, certainly most shocking after death of paul walker.

It's a great loss to tata motors, I had really high hopes on him to turn around tata's fortune. Just when his efforts started showing up, he left.

RIP Karl slym.
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Shocking news;
Hope TATA Motors will find a successor to him...

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Was just browsing through the latest news on NDTV's website when I came across this shocking news. Can't believe this just happened. And what a tragic way to go.

Always enjoyed his interviews on the various TV shows. He always came across as someone who understood the Indian market and the Indian consumer. I find myself shaking my head in disbelief as I type this.

R.I.P. Karl.

May God give his family the courage and fortitude to deal with this tragic loss.
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Rip Mr Karl Slym,
Indeed a big loss to tata motors and the whole automobile industry as a whole. A customer centric ceo who will be missed by all.
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This is shocking news! An untimely death, and at a crucial juncture for TML.
May God give strength to his family.
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That's really shocking and sad.
RIP Karl.
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SHOCKING! Cannot believe that the man is gone. So dynamic and so lively. He was taking a lot of initiatives for the good of TML and just when things would have start showing, he is not there. By his actions it looked like he was determined to bring TML back on track with his innovative ideas.
RIP Mr. Karl Slym. May the family find courage and love to deal with the loss.

Strange that there is nothing in the TV news. Bad roads for TML ahead.
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RIP Mr. Karl Slym.

It will be very difficult for Tata Group to fill this gap.

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Originally Posted by rakeshnair14 View Post
Nothing specified in the mail about the reason of his demise , however as per REUTERS IN he died after falling from an high rise.



Heres the link about the news

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/0...A0P05V20140126
Sad indeed! Falling from a high rise doesn't sound normal!
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