Tata's Unsworth resignsThis article was originally published in Foodnews
IN A surprise move, Tata Global Beverages (TGB) has announced that its chief executive officer is to step down. Peter Unsworth has taken the decision "for personal reasons", the company told FOODNEWS . While the company seeks a successor, Percy Siganporia will take on the role of interim chief executive from30 June, 2011. Formerly chief executive of Tetley, Unsworth took over as chief executive of TGB (formerly Tata Tea Ltd) in a strategic reorganisation in June 2009. At present, Siganporia is deputy CEO of the company and has been with Tata Global Beverages Limited since 1974.