Sanjiv Puri is the new CMD of ITC
Kolkata, May 13: ITC Managing Director, Sanjiv Puri has been elevated as the Chairman of the conglomerate. The Board of Directors ratified his elevation on Monday after a meeting. He succeeded Y.C. Deveshwar who passed away on Saturday. Deveshwar was the longest serving head of ITC Limited who became its Chairman in 1996. Puri is an alumnus of IIT Kanpur and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and joined ITC in 1986.