S Sivakumar

S Sivakumar

Chief Executive Officer - ITC Ltd (ABD)

Biography

Mr. S. Sivakumar Mr. S. Sivakumar is the Group Head of Agri and IT Businesses of ITC Limited, India (www.itcportal.com). He runs a Billion Dollar Agri Business, is the Vice Chairman of ITC Infotech - a global IT services company, and the Chairman of Technico - an agri biotech company. He is a Member of the Corporate Management Committee of ITC. Sivakumar is well known as the architect of the world-famous farmer empowerment initiative ITC e-Choupal, which benefits over 4 million farmers through customised agri-extension and market linkage services, while providing a unique source of competitive advantage to ITC's packaged foods business.

Topper of the Class of 1983 from the Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA), Sivakumar served a farmers' cooperative for six years before joining ITC in 1989. Sivakumar is an avid reader, passionate photographer and a regular blogger (http://shivsthirdeye.blogspot.com/). He can also be reached at @S_Sivakumar on Twitter