Rajiv Tandon (68) was appointed as a Wholetime Director on the Board of ITC effective January 22, 2016. He is responsible for Finance, Accounting, Internal Audit & IT Functions and also for the Investment Subsidiaries of the Company. He was also the Chief Financial Officer of the Company for a period of over 11 years till September 4, 2020. A Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with over four decades of experience, Tandon has held various positions in ITC including Executive Vice President - Finance & MIS of the Tobacco Division, Executive Vice President - Corporate Finance, Finance Advisor and Member of the Management Committee of Agri Business and Tobacco Divisions. He joined ITC in January 1987.
Tandon was named the 'Best CFO in India' by Business Today in 2013. He has held several important positions in various industry bodies including Member, Managing Committee, The Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Chairman of the Expert Committee on Banking and Finance, Indian Chamber of Commerce, and Member, Taxation and Company Law Committee, CII. He is currently a Member of the CII National Committee for CFOs, CII National Committee on Financial Reporting and also of the Capital Markets Committee of FICCI.
He is presently on the Boards of Russell Credit Limited, Gold Flake Corporation Limited and Wimco Limited, amongst others.