CK Venkataraman is the Managing Director of the company Titan. Titan is a Tata-backed company. Since October 2019, CK Venkataraman has been working for his present company. He possesses years of experience in the field of business. Initially, he worked for 14 years in the marketing, sales and retailing divisions of Titan Watches. In the year 2005, he began working in the jewellery division. 

Who is CK Venkataraman?

CK Venkataraman grew up in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. He graduated with a degree in maths and worked for a few years. In the year 1985, he pursued a PGDM degree from IIM Ahmedabad. For the next five years, he worked in the advertising sector. In 1990, he joined the company Titan.

Titan has made a significant mark in the business world. Originally, focusing on a single product category, it has now grown to employ over 8,000 people. The company has more than 2,000 retail stores.

Titan’s profit

In 2022, under the leadership of CK Venkataraman, Titan experienced a remarkable profit surge of 150 percent. According to the reports, the company’s profit increased from Rs 876 crore to Rs 2,180 crore in that year. 

Market value of Titan

As of 18 September 2023, the market value of Titan stands at Rs 2,96,000 crore. Also, the company’s price on the NSE was Rs 3,335 on the same date. 

Despite the challenges faced during the pandemic, Titan demonstrated incredible growth under the leadership of CK Venkataraman. Titan specializes in the sale of watches, diamonds, jewellery and sunglasses. 

CK Venkataraman’s dream

In December 2025, CK Venkataraman will complete his six-year tenure as MD of the company. By then, he aspires to make the brand synonymous with being a woman’s best friend. His goals reflect his vision for Titan to be recognized as a trusted brand among women. 

Expanding the business

The company is planning to expand its jewellery brand, Tanishq, into international markets. In near future, stores will be opened in several countries like, the United States, Canada, UK, Singapore, UAE, Australia and Qatar.