24/10/2016 8:36 PM IST | Updated 25/10/2016 9:52 AM IST

Here's Ratan Tata's Letter To Tata Employees On Cyrus Mistry's Ouster

The decision was made “in the interest of the stability of and reassurance to the Tata Group."

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Tata Sons Interim Chairman Ratan Tata

Announcing the surprise sacking of Cyrus Mistry as the Chairman of Tata Sons, Ratan Tata released the following letter to Tata employees. Here's the full text of his letter.

Dear Colleagues,

The Board of Directors of Tata Sons has, in its meeting today, replaced Mr. Cyrus Mistry as Chairman with immediate effect.

A new management structure is being put in place and a Selection Committee has been constituted to identify the next chairman of Tata Sons. The committee has been mandated to complete the process in four months. In the interim, the Board has requested me to perform the role of Chairman and I have agreed to do so in the interest of stability of and reassurance to the Tata Group.

With regards,

Rata N. Tata

Interim Chairman

Tata Sons