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Sanjiv Puri, Deveshwar's successor at ITC, has big shoes to fill

During Deveshwar's tenure, revenues grew tenfold to over Rs 51,000 cr, PBT 33 times to more than Rs 14,900 cr, and m-cap recently touched Rs 3 lakh crore

We have taken a regional approach in shampoo: Sanjiv Puri

It took cigarettes-to-hotels major ITC six years to find someone who could take charge of its day-to-day operations.   ITC had set the ball rolling on succession planning early 2010 when three new members, Kurush Grant, Nakul Anand and Pradeep Dhobale, were inducted into the board. The changes in the board were the first in a decade.   On Monday, as the company announced it had appointed Sanjiv Puri as the chief operating officer with immediate effect, it seemed the search for a successor to its longest serving chairman, Yogesh Chander Deveshwar, had finally come to its ...