Forbes India Cover Story # 3: The Untold Story of ITC

Wednesday, 23 June 2010 09:07 Written by  Published in Forbes India Cover Story Read 3425 times

In the past 13 months of its operation, Forbes India has featured some famous names on its cover: Lakshmi Mittal's penetrating stare in the inaugural issue followed by Naresh Goyal, Shiv Nadar, Vikram Akula, Sunil Mittal, Chanda Kocchar, etc. However, this fortnight's cover story is a first in many ways. Yogesh Chandra Deveshwar aka Yogi, the Chairman of the Indian conglomerate, ITC, is not the usual media savvy personality...

Indrajit Gupta, the editor at Forbes India and T Surendar, the Associate Editor succeed in unveiling the inside story of ITC and its chairman. In this episode of 'Forbes India Cover Story Podcast' in association with Indicast, Indrajit and Surendar talk about the immediate challenges facing ITC especially during a time which has the future of Mr Deveshwar in question. His term is slated to end in 2012, but the man intends to stay; British American Tobacco (BAT) which owns a 32 per cent stake in ITC and has two people on the board have other plans.

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