Sandeep Kaul Divisional Chief Executive

Sandeep Kaul Divisional Chief Executive

Sandeep Kaul took over as Divisional Chief Executive, India Tobacco Division on April 1, 2016. Prior to this he was the Chief Executive of the Personal Care Products SBU. A Mechanical Engineer from BIT, Ranchi and MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, Kaul joined ITC in the Marketing function of the Tobacco Division in 1990. Between 1990 and 1999, Kaul handled a variety of assignments in both Sales as well as Brand Management. He has been Branch Manager at ITC's Delhi and Bengaluru branches. Between 1999 and 2001, he headed the Market Research group.

Kaul became associated with ITC's new FMCG initiatives in 2001. He thereafter focused on the development of the Personal Care business and took over as its Chief Executive in 2007.

Ravi Rayavaram SBU Chief Executive

Ravi Rayavaram SBU Chief Executive

Ravi Rayavaram took over as Chief Executive of the Matches & Agarbatti SBU on October 4, 2018. Prior to this, he was the Chief Operating Officer of the business since July 2018.

Having started his career with Grindwell Norton LTD in 1995, Rayavaram later worked with 3M India in the "Industrial Markets Group" from 1997 to 2002. Rayavaram joined ITC in 2003 as Brand Manager. Over the last 15 years, Rayavaram has worked across multiple businesses in ITC like Cigarettes, Lifestyle Retailing and Personal Care apart from Trade Marketing and Distribution. He is a Mechanical Engineer and did his Post Graduate in Management from the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.

Sandeep Sule Divisional Chief Executive

Sandeep Sule Divisional Chief Executive

Sandeep Sule is Chief Executive, Trade Marketing & Distribution (TM&D) of ITC FMCG. He assumed this role in October 2017. Before his elevation as Chief Executive, he was Chief Operating Officer of the function since October 2016. In a career spanning over 25 years with ITC, he has handled various responsibilities in both sales and marketing functions, including that of District Manager, North & West. Sule has been the Executive Vice President - Sales Operations and Development, TM&D.

 

Dipak Haksar Divisional Chief Executive

Dipak Haksar is Chief Executive, ITC Hotels & WelcomHotels. With a GMP from Cornell University, Haksar began his career at ITC Maurya, New Delhi in 1978. During his long tenure in ITC, he has held numerous positions managing both leisure and business properties. From ITC Maurya he moved to ITC Windsor, Bengaluru, a hotel he nurtured as Resident Manager before moving to ITC Rajputana, Jaipur as Manager. This was followed by a stint at Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur as General Manager.

In 2001, Haksar was entrusted with the launch of ITC Maratha in Mumbai, which won the 'Best Luxury Business Hotel' award in its first year of operation. It also earned Haksar the Hotel & Food Service (H&FS) National Award for Best General Manager. He later moved to New Delhi as Vice President, Operations, for luxury hotels and General Manager, ITC Maurya. In 2008, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer of ITC Hotels and WelcomHotels.

Haksar is the Chairman of the Assocham National Council for Tourism & Hospitality.

R Senguttuvan SBU Chief Executive

R Senguttuvan SBU Chief Executive

R Senguttuvan is the Chief Executive of the Packaging and Printing Business. A Mechanical Engineer with a PGDM from IIM Bangalore, he joined ITC in 1991 as Assistant Materials Manager. He became Works Manager of the Tiruvottiyur factory and then Vice President of the Packaging & Printing Business before taking charge as Chief Executive. Senguttuvan is also a member of the Governing Council of the All India Management Association.

 

Sanjiv Rangrass Divisional Chief Executive

Sanjiv Rangrass Divisional Chief Executive

Sanjiv Rangrass is the Divisional Chief Executive of the Agribusiness Division since November 2017 after integration of Agri Business Division with Agri Business -ILTD. He also heads the newly formed Tobacco SBU under that Division. Prior to this, he was the Divisional Chief Executive of Agribusiness - ILTD from July 2010. Sanjiv joined the Company in 1982 after completing his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur. He spent 27 years in the Cigarettes Business in various capacities in the Technical function across manufacturing units and Head Office. He also had a cross functional stint as General Manager, HR, in that business between 2001 to 2003. Prior to moving to Agri Business Division - ILTD, he was Member, Technical, of the Executive Committee of Cigarette Brands and Supply Chain of the Tobacco Division. He has also been on the Board of Governors of IIM Shillong.

Rajnikant Rai SBU Chief Executive

Rajnikant Rai SBU Chief Executive

Rajnikant Rai is the SBU Chief Executive of the Agribusiness under the Agri Business Division since November 2017 after integration of Agri Business Division with Agri Business -ILTD. Prior to this, he was the Chief Operating Officer, Agri Business Division. Previously, he was Executive Vice President, Operations and also the national head of the path breaking e-Choupal project. Rai is a graduate in Economics and holds a PG Diploma in International Business Management. He worked in a Government organization in Madhya Pradesh and then with Britannia before joining ITC in 1990. He is Executive Committee Member on several industry bodies and commodity exchanges.