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Sanjiv Puri Elected CII President for 2024-25: A Leadership Transition

In a significant leadership transition, Sanjiv Puri, the Chairman and Managing Director of ITC Ltd., has been elected as the President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the term 2024-25. Puri succeeds R Dinesh, Chairman of TVS Supply Chain Solutions, in this prestigious role. Alongside Puri, Rajiv Memani assumes the position of President-Designate, while R Mukundan takes on the role of Vice President for the same term.

Sanjiv Puri: Leading the CII

Sanjiv Puri, an alumnus of IIT Kanpur and Wharton School of Business, brings a wealth of experience to his new role, having been actively involved in various initiatives to foster growth and sustainability in India’s corporate landscape. Notably, Puri’s leadership extends beyond ITC Ltd., as he has chaired expert groups and received accolades such as the ‘Best CEO Award’ from Business Today and the ‘Transformational Leader Award’ from the Asian Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability.

Rajiv Memani: President-Designate

Rajiv Memani, currently serving as the Chairman and CEO of EY India, assumes the role of President-Designate of the CII for 2024-25. With his background in consulting and extensive experience in global markets, Memani is poised to bring strategic insights and leadership to the CII, furthering its objectives in promoting business-friendly policies and fostering economic growth.

R Mukundan: Vice President

R Mukundan, the Managing Director and CEO of Tata Chemicals Limited, takes on the role of Vice President of the CII for the term 2024-25. With a strong educational background and expertise in the chemical industry, Mukundan is well-positioned to contribute to the CII’s agenda, advocating for the interests of businesses across sectors.

About the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

Established in 1895, the Confederation of Indian Industry is one of India’s oldest business lobby groups, representing the interests of various industries and advocating for favorable policies conducive to economic growth. Headquartered in New Delhi, the CII plays a pivotal role in engaging with the government and stakeholders to shape India’s business landscape.

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