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Old 26th January 2014, 22:24   #46
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RIP Karl Slym - the automobile turnaround expert. May your soul rest in peace.

Just when we thought that things were beginning to look up for TM. Sad news indeed.
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Really sad news - Karl Slym RIP ! Indeed a tragic loss for the Indian automobile industry :( The TM turnaround has lost its chief architect , hope someone takes his legacy forward in the same spirit.
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Worked with him in GM. Very humble man. He is the man who brought thought leadership and change to Tata motors which otherwise was seen as a place where change was rare. RIP


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Old 26th January 2014, 23:29   #49
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News from Thailand

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/brea...-30225275.html
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Shocking. Nothing on the TV news channels. And the above link talks about a suicide note. Something is definitely not right. RIP karl.
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My deepest condolences for his family. May his soul rest in peace.
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I'm very saddened by this sudden demise of Karl Slym. It takes a lot of guts and self confidence to join an Indian Company knowing well that he will have to change just about everything to turn it around.

RIP...

The link says he left behind a suicide note. God knows what made him take such a harsh decision.
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This news hints at a suicide angle. Strange why would a person commit suicide when he is at the peak of his career with one of the best companies of the world. I am sure the place where he would have been staying would be a five star property. Such falls from these kind of hotels are very very rare. Something more than that meets the eye.

May be we get to know more on what actually happened in the times to come. But indeed a sad news.

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Old 27th January 2014, 00:38   #54
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Very tragic news indeed. RIP Karl Slym, you will be missed
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It is very shocking news. May his soul rest in peace.
Suicide by a successful man by falling off a building in a country that,s in political turmoil.
Something is very wrong here.
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Shocked to see this news , RIP Karl. My prayers and thoughts with his family , may God give them the strength to overcome this tragic incidence.

This is definitely bad news for Tata's revival plans.
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Very very sad and shocking news, R.I.P. Karl Slym.
I was hoping for a TML turnaround and he seemed the perfect guy, alas.
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TML was on the path to recovery an Karl had to go!! May he R.I.P; very saddened to read the news on TOI online this morning!
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this is very sad and shocking . my deepest condolences. Rest In Peace Karl Slym. my thoughts are with his family in their grief.


Hope the gen-next Tata Motors Management , esp Girish Wagh , drive Tata Motors to her best future moments of Glory !

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Very shocking and sad news.
My condolences to the family - and to the Tata group.
The news reports mentioned he died as a result of a fall. But until the police conduct their investigations, we may never know what really happened - accident, suicide or murder.
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