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Corporate Management Committee

 

Members

Y C Deveshwar
Chairman
Nakul Anand
Executive Director
Sanjiv Puri
Executive Director
Rajiv Tandon
Executive Director
Chitranjan Dar
Quality Assurance, LSTC, CPO & EHS
S Sivakumar
Agri & IT Businesses
B Sumant
FMCG
K S Suresh
General Counsel
B B Chatterjee
Executive VP and Company Secretary
  R Sridhar
Head, Corporate Human Resources
 

 

image of Chitranjan Darchitranjan dar

C Dar is responsible for overall supervision of Quality Assurance, ITC Life Sciences & Technology Centre, Central Projects Organisation and Environment, Health & Safety since June 2015.

Dar is an engineer from IIT, Delhi and an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad.  He started his career in ITC's Packaging and Printing business in 1981.  In 1998, he was seconded to the then ITC Bhadrachalam Paperboards Limited as head of Marketing and was elevated to the Board of that company in 1999.  In 2003, he joined the Lifestyle Retailing Business Division as its Chief Executive and continued in that role till he moved in August 2008 to the Foods business as Chief Operating Officer. He took over as Divisional Chief Executive of the Foods Business in August 2009 and continued in that role till May, 2015.

 

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S Sivakumar is the Divisional Chief Executive of the Agri Business Division. He is also the Chairman of Technico Agri Sciences Limited, and Vice Chairman of ITC Infotech India Limited and its subsidiaries in the UK and USA.

The e-Choupal initiative was developed and executed under Sivakumar's leadership of the Agri Business Division. Topper of the Class of 1983 from the Institute of Rural Management Anand, (IRMA), Sivakumar worked with a farmers' cooperative for six years before joining ITC in 1989.

Sivakumar is the Chairman of the National Agricultural Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Vice Chairman of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Social Innovation, and a member on the Board of Governors of Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA).

Sivakumar served on the Boards of India's National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), and Indo US Knowledge Initiative on Agriculture, the Private Sector Committee of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), and UN Global Compact's Core Advisory Group to develop Sustainable Agriculture Business Principles, among other organisations.

 

image of B SumantB Sumant

B Sumant took over as President, FMCG Businesses - Cigarettes, Foods, Personal Care, Education & Stationery Products, Matches and Agarbattis on April 1, 2016. Prior to this, Sumant was the Divisional Chief Executive of the India Tobacco Division since November 2014, handling additionally the charge of the Company's Trade Marketing & Distribution function.

An alumnus of NIT Durgapur, Sumant joined ITC in January 1986 and has handled a wide range of responsibilities across several businesses. He spent the first 19 years in Manufacturing operations of the Tobacco Division and has worked in four production units as well as at Head Office where he was General Manager, Operations.

In October 2004, he moved to the foods business and set up the Snack Food category under the brand name 'Bingo'.

He led ITC Infotech India Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of ITC, as its Managing Director from April 2009 to October 2014. He has also been on the Boards of ITC Infotech's wholly owned subsidiaries in the UK and the USA.

Sumant is a member of the CII National FMCG Committee. He is a member of CII Eastern Regional Council for 2016-17 and the Chairman of CII Eastern Region Agriculture & Food Processing Taskforce. He is also a Director on the Board of Tobacco Institute of India and Surya Nepal Pvt. Limited.

 

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K S Suresh is General Counsel of ITC. A lawyer by qualification and training, he joined the Company in 1990 after being in private practice, and took charge of the Legal function in 1998. With wide ranging expertise and experience in corporate laws as well as litigation, he has guided many important legal issues to successful resolution for the Company.

 

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B B Chatterjee, Executive Vice President & Company Secretary, is a Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary and a Law Graduate, and has over 33 years experience in Corporate laws.

Chatterjee joined ITC in 1983 and is on the Boards of various ITC subsidiaries including ITC Infotech India Ltd. and its subsidiaries in the UK and the USA, Surya Nepal Pvt. Ltd., Nepal and WelcomHotels Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd., Sri Lanka.

Chatterjee is on the Executive Committee of the Indian Chamber of Commerce Calcutta and the Managing Committee of The Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI). He is also Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee of BCCI. Chatterjee has served on the Central Council and the Secretarial Standards Board of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

 

image of R Sridhar R Sridhar

R Sridhar, Head, Corporate Human Resources, joined ITC in 1982 after completing his post-graduation in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from XLRI, Jamshedpur, where he was awarded the gold medal for academic excellence.

Prior to his current role, he was heading Learning and Development at Corporate Human Resources. Earlier in his career, Sridhar has handled senior HR assignments amongst others in the India Tobacco Division and the Agri Business Division - ILTD.

Sridhar is a Fellow in Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur. His doctoral thesis establishes the significance of HR Processes to elicit positive employee attitudes and behaviours to impact employee performance.