CII President

Mr. Sanjiv Puri
CII (2024-25)
Chairman & Managing Director, ITC Limited

Mr Sanjiv Puri is the Chairman & Managing Director of ITC Ltd, a conglomerate with businesses in FMCG, Hotels, Paperboards & Packaging, Agri Business and IT. He is also the Chairman of ITC Infotech India Ltd with its subsidiaries in UK and USA and Surya Nepal Private Ltd. An alumnus of IIT, Kanpur, and Wharton School of Business. Spearheading the ‘ITC Next‘ vision, Mr Puri has driven an extensive strategy reset to build a future-tech, climate positive, innovative and inclusive enterprise. Mr Puri has articulated an ambitious Sustainability 2.0 vision that will enlarge ITC’s contributions to a net-zero economy and meaningfully support national priorities. He was the Chairman of the Expert Group on agri-exports constituted by the 15th Finance Commission, a Member of the NITI Aayog Group on 'Farm to Table-driving India's agriculture sector digitally’ and also the Chairman of the ‘Action Council on ESG in Business’ under the aegis of Business 20 India. He is on the Governing and Executive Board of ISB. He is the Chairman of the Board of Governors of IIT, Gandhinagar and a Member of the BRICS Business Council.

Mr Puri was conferred with the ‘Distinguished Alumnus Award of the year 2018’ by the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and was bestowed with an Honorary Doctorate by the XIM University, Bhubaneshwar. Mr Puri was recognised with the ‘Best CEO Award’ by Business Today in 2024. The Asian Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability honoured him with the ‘Transformational Leader Award 2022-23’ He was also awarded the 'IMPACT Person of the Year, 2020' Award by Exchange4media.

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