Sanjiv Puri has been appointed as the new Chairman of the ITC Limited. The Board of Directors of the company at its meeting held today has decided to elevate Sanjiv Puri, currently the Managing Director of the company also as the Chairman of the Company with effect from today, May 13, 2019.
As per an official release by the company, Puri’s new designation is Chairman & Managing Director of the Company.
Commenting on the development, Puri said, “It is an honour and privilege to be appointed the Chairman of ITC Ltd. It is a responsibility that I accept with humility and with a deep resolve to build on the outstanding legacy nurtured over the years, further strengthen and build market leadership across all business segments whilst reinforcing ITC’s commitment to put Nation First always. In the journey ahead, I am sure I can count on the support of our shareholders, partners, associates and most of all, the dedicated Team ITC to continue our shared aspiration to build an exemplary enterprise of pride to the nation.”