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Sanjiv Puri appointed ITC's Chairman

IANS  |  Kolkata 

FMCG on Monday said its board of directors has appointed company Puri as its with immediate effect following the demise of Y. C. Deveshwar, who was the and Non-of the diversified conglomerate.

"...the Board of Directors of the company at the meeting held today (Monday) appointed Puri, Managing Director, also as the of the company with effect from May 13, 2019. Consequently, Puri's new designation is Chairman & of the company," ITC said in a regulatory filing.

Deveshwar, who was the company's longest serving corporate head, died on Saturday. He was 72.

He was first appointed as an in April, 1984 and became Chairman in 1996.

In February, 2017, Deveshwar was appointed as Chairman in a non-executive capacity.



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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 16:22 IST