New Delhi: S Ramesh has taken over as Chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), on superannuation of Vanaja N Sarna on Saturday.
Prior to his elevation, he was Member (Administration) in the Board.
S Ramesh, a 1981 batch officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise), began his career in Mumbai as Assistant Commissioner, Central Excise and thereafter in Mumbai Customs. He has worked in various capacities in Hyderabad, Nagpur, Chennai and Trichy.
He was the Chief Commissioner, Chennai Customs Zone from 2013 to 2016. Thereafter, he took over as Director General, Systems and Data Management. He joined the Board in September, 2016 as Member (IT, Central Excise & Service Tax).