BCCL CEO Raj Jain completes his tenure; S Sivakumar appointed CEC
Bennett Coleman and Company Ltd (BCCL) CEO Raj Jain is stepping down after a 5 year stint. The company has also announced S Sivakumar (President - Revenue) as Chairman of the Executive Committee (CEC) which is the apex leadership team. All functions of BCCL will now relate to Sivakumar. Sivakumar and Mohit Jain (Executive President - Supply Chain) will also join the BCCL Board of Directors as Executive Directors.
Jain will conclude his tenure at BCCL in March 2020. Jain had joined the company in November 2014 from Bharti Retail. He started his career at Unilever as a management trainee in 1980. During his 16 year stint, he worked in various roles PAN Europe on liquid detergent portfolio. He was selected to Head Regional Sales and Marketing Operations (South) which was the biggest sales region for the company.
Jain then joined Whirlpool, where he spent a decade, and stepped down in 2006 as Managing Director (MD) for India and South East Asia. He has been MD and CEO of Bharti Walmart; President of Walmart India and subsequently the MD and CEO of Bharti Retail before joining BCCL.
Jain has completed his graduation and executive MBA from Kellogg School of Management.