25 July 2016 Current Affairs: FMCG major ITC has announced the appointment of Sanjiv Puri as its chief operating officer with immediate effect. The board of the company, in its meeting held"redesignated Sanjiv Puri, Wholetime Director, also as Chief Operating Officer of the Company with immediate effect
On December 6, ITC had elevated Sanjiv Puri as Director of its FMCG business replacing P Dhobale.
He also has responsibility for ITC's Packaging & Printing Business (PPB) and Paperboards and Specialty Papers Division (PSPD) business from January 22, 2016.
Prior to his appointment as director, Puri was President FMCG Businesses from December 2014, which takes care of segments as cigarettes, foods, personal care, education & stationery products, matches and agarbattis.
Puri had joined ITC in 1986.