Mr. Sanjiv Puri
Vice President, CII (2022-23)
Chairman & Managing Director, ITC Limited
Sanjiv Puri is the Chairman & Managing Director of ITC Limited, one of India's foremost multi-business conglomerates. He is also the Chairman of ITC Infotech India Limited and its subsidiaries in the UK and USA as well as Chairman of Surya Nepal Private Limited.
Spearheading the 'ITC Next' vision, Mr Puri has driven an extensive strategy reset to define new vectors of growth for each of ITC's businesses to build an even more competitive, future-ready and inclusive enterprise. A passionate champion of Sustainability, he provides leadership to the CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development as the Chairman of the Advisory Council spearheading thought leadership and initiatives in combatting climate change and enabling inclusive growth. Mr Puri served as the Chairman of the Expert Group constituted by the 15th Finance Commission to promote agri-exports and as a Member of the technology discussion group constituted by NITI Aayog on agriculture. He is a Director on the Board of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum, a Co-Chair of the 'Business Commission to Tackle Inequality' set up by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, a Member of the BRICS Business Council and is on the Governing Board of the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.
Mr Puri has been a member of the CII National Council and has held several important positions in CII including Chairman of CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development and as the Chairman of CII Agriculture Council, to name a few.