News / ITC Chairman YC Deveshwar passes away at 72

Livemint : May 11, 2019, 11:03 AM

Y C Deveshwar, chairman of ITC group, passed away on Saturday. He was 72.

One of India’s longest-serving corporate chiefs, Y C Deveshwar, is survived by his wife and son.

Deveshwar stepped down as chief executive of ITC Ltd, India's largest cigarette maker, in 2017.

He was also a director on the central board of the Reserve Bank of India

In 2011, Deveshwar received the Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian award.