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Old 26th January 2014, 19:51   #31
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That is a real shocker! RIP Karl Slym! Very sad news and a big blow to Tata Motors. This is such a crucial phase for the company and now this tragedy.
Let's hope TM manages to get over this blow and turn its fortunes.
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Saddening & shocking to know about Karl Slym's untimely demise. He was overseeing many major changes in TML & everyone was hoping for TMLs revival under his leadership. May GOD give strength to his famliy. RIP
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This is the worst news I have heard on our Republic Day so far. :(

Just when things had started to look up for TATA, this incident happens. May God give the patience and courage to Karl's family to bear the loss.

From the news I have read so far, it appears he fell from a higher floor of the hotel building he was staying in. FELL from hotel building?
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Unexpected tragic news. A big loss for automobile industry. May his soul rest in peace.
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This is a tragic news and a big blow for Tata Motors just when people were looking up for change in things. RIP Karl.
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Tragic news indeed. Fell from a high rise, doesn't sound good.

Just when we thought Tata Motors was going to make a comeback, this loss in leadership doesn't augur well for Tata Motors.
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Very sad, tragic and unexpected news, may Karl's soul rest in peace! May god give the family the strength and courage to tide over this difficult phase.

He was on a mission to take Tata Motors back to good times, so this is definitely a blow for the company, hope they can find a good replacement who can fill the huge gap left by Karl.
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Very sad. As probable customers we were looking forward for Tata Motors under his leadership.

May his soul rest in peace.
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Rest In peace.

We should await further reports.
It could be all speculation,falling from a high rise doesn't see plausible enough.
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Tata Motors MD Karl Slym passed away in Bangkok, according to the company spokesperson, Slym seems to have fallen from a higher floor of a hotel in Bangkok. He was in Bangkok to attend a board meeting of the company's Thailand arm.
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This is quite shocking and sad to hear. Just the other day read his passionate tweets on the Truck racing initiative.

May his soul rest in peace and may god give his family the strength to bear this loss.
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I met him in May last year at the opening of a facility. So down-to-earth, very humble, so easy going. At the faciltiy, they demonstrated a wash they had built for trucks, and Karl actually walked over there, took the broom from a worker and scrubbed the truck himself, leaving the rank-and-file workers gaping! When the function ended, he took the time to pose with as many employees as wanted a photo taken with him. A true gem of a man.

He and his wife were inseparable, and she went everywhere he did to be with him. She must be devastated.

At the cocktail dinner later, he hardly drank.

Something is just not right about his death.

Rest in Peace, Karl.
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Sad news, may his soul rest in peace.
Bad blow for TATA motors also, to lose a man with a vision.
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Really sad news. I pray for his family, friends and loved ones; may Almighty give them strength to overcome their grief. RIP Karl Slym.
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It is reported that the Bangkok police found a suicide note from his room!

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/brea...-30225275.html
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