Tata Coffee ropes in Lila Poonawala

The Economic Times - May 30, 2006
Tata Coffee has roped in Lila Poonawala, former chairperson of Alfa Laval, to head its new marketing outfit, Alliance Coffee, reports Sutanuka Ghosal in Kolkata. Ms Poonawala will join as the chairman of Alliance Coffee, which is being jointly promoted by Tata Coffee (TCL) and the Kolkata-based tea company, Beeyu Overseas (BOL). The JV will have equity participation of 49% by Beeyu Overseas and 51% from TCL.