ITC Group appoints Sanjiv Puri as Chairman and MD of ITC
The ITC Group has announced that Sanjiv Puri will take over the role of Chairman and Managing Director of the company. The decision was made during a board of directors meeting that vetted and approved the fourth quarter financial results.
After joining the company in 1986, Puri had taken up several crucial roles before joining the board on December 6, 2015. Earlier, he was the president of the FMCG businesses from December 2014.
Puri was the managing director of Surya Nepal Private Ltd, a joint venture, between 2001 and 2006, and ITC Infotech India Ltd from 2006 to 2009.
He became divisional chief executive of the tobacco division in 2009, with additional responsibility for the company’s trade marketing and distribution vertical.