Vikas Gupta took over as Divisional Chief Executive of the Education and Stationery Business on March 17, 2020. This is in addition to his responsibility as the Divisional Chief Executive of the Lifestyle Retailing Business since February 2017. Gupta holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Ahmedabad.
Prior to joining ITC, he was the CEO of Cello Writing Group of Companies. His earlier assignments in consumer facing businesses were as President (Kitchen & Bath), Kohler India, Director (Confectionery) for Warner Lambert India and included a sales assignment at Colgate Palmolive. Gupta's experience in the retail domain includes managing Lacoste's India business and a stint as CEO OF Arcus (Home Improvement Retail).