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Tata Motors MD falls from Bangkok hotel

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Tata Motors Ltd (TTMT), India’s biggest automaker, said its managing director Karl Slym died in Bangkok. 

Karl Slym, managing director of Tata Motors Ltd, speaks during the launch of the company's Indigo Manza club class sedan in Mumbai on Oct 16, 2012. (Bloomberg photo)

Slym, 51, fell from the city’s Shangri-La hotel, where he was staying, a spokeswoman at the Mumbai-based company said by telephone on Sunday, without elaborating. The Englishman, who joined Tata Motors in 2012 after a 17-year stint at General Motors Co, had gone to Bangkok to attend a board meeting of Tata Motors Thailand Ltd, the automaker said in an e-mailed statement.

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