ITC is one of India's foremost private sector companies with a market
capitalisation of nearly US $ 9 billion and a turnover of US $ 3 billion.
Rated among the World's Leading Companies by Forbes magazine, ITC ranks
third in pre-tax profit among India's private sector corporations.
ITC has a diversified presence in Cigarettes, Hotels, Paperboards & Specialty
Papers, Packaging, Agri-Business, Branded Apparel, Packaged Foods &
Confectionery, Greeting Cards and other FMCG products
ITC's diversified status originates from its corporate strategy aimed at creating
multiple drivers of growth anchored on its time-tested core competencies:
unmatched distribution reach, superior brand-building capabilities, effective
supply chain management and acknowledged service skills in hoteliering.
ITC's FMCG businesses have one of the largest retail networks in the country,
consisting of over 2 million retailers. ITC employs over 20,000 people at more
than 60 locations across India
ITC has powerful brands like Wills, John Players, Hotel Grand Maratha,
1910 ITC was incorporated under the name of 'Imperial Tobacco
Company of India Limited‘
1925 ITC's Packaging & Printing Business Division was set
1975 ITC launched its Hotels business
1979 ITC entered the Paperboards business
1985 ITC set up Surya Tobacco Co. in Nepal
1990 ITC set up the International Business Division (IBD)
2000 ITC’s e-Choupal initiative began
2000 ITC also entered the Lifestyle Retailing business
2000 ITC Infotech India Limited was set up
2001 Name changed to ITC Limited
2001 ITC made its entry into the branded & packaged Foods
2002 Safety Matches initiative
2003 ITC's foray into the marketing of Agarbattis
2005 ITC has acquired Wimco Ltd
ITC is the market leader in cigarettes in India
Highly popular portfolio of brands includes India Kings, Gold
Flake, Navy Cut, Scissors, Capstan, Berkeley and Bristol.
ITC's share of filter cigarettes in the country is more than 70%.
ITC's cigarettes are produced in its state-of-the-art factories at
Bangalore, Munger, Saharanpur and Kolkata.
The Foods business is today represented in 4 categories in the
market. These along with popular brands are:
Ready To Eat Foods : Aashirvaad ReadyMeals
Staples : Aashirvaad Atta, Aashirvaad Salt
Confectionery : "Mint-O" and "Candyman" .
Snack Foods : Sunfeast
Lifestyle and retailing:
Nationwide retailing presence
Wills Lifestyle chain
John Players range of men's apparel
The brand is available across the country through 23
exclusive stores and 2500 multi-brand outlets
Greeting, gifting and Stationary:
Second largest player in India's greeting cards industry
‘Expressions’ range of Greeting Cards
Available through 12000 multi brand outlets in over 700
Brands like iKno, Mangal Deep, VaxLit, Delite and Aim.
ITC has recently acquired Wimco Ltd, a unit of global major Swedish Match
AB(popular brand is Ship)
ITC’s market share in the match stick industry now stands at 25%.
ITC's International Business Division (IBD) is the country's second largest
exporter of agri-products
ITC's unique strength in this business is the extensive backward linkages it
has established with the farmers.
It is the largest buyer, processor and exporter of cigarette tobaccos in India.
ITC processes and delivers 100 million kgs of high quality tobaccos per
It has been India’s single largest integrated source of quality tobaccos for
customers in 37 countries for last 6 decades.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman Yogesh Chander Deveshwar
Executive Director Sahibzada Syed Habib ur
Rehman Anup Singh
Non Executive Director Charles Richard Green
Yesh Pall Gupta
P B Ramanujam
Ram S Tarneja
Company Secretary Bishwa Behari Chatterjee
Addtnl Non-Executive J P Daly
Govt. / Financial
The Value Chain - Farm to Factory Gate
ITC’s IBD has conceived e-Choupal as a more
efficient supply chain
Specifically designed to tackle the challenges posed
by the unique features of Indian agriculture
Process in detail
e-Choupal services reach out to
3.5 million farmers
There are 5200 internet kiosks across 6 states.
On the anvil are plans to channelise services related
to micro-credit, insurance, health and education
through the same ‘e-Choupal’ infrastructure