Kolkata: Bengal lost one of its towering personalities today. Kallol Datta breathed his last at 2:30 p.m. at a private hospital in Kolkata.Born in 1953, 10th of March, he obtained his BE from University of Calcutta and Masters in Engineering from IIT Kharagpur in Mechanical Engineering.
His professional commitments and engagements include an impressive profile and list of achievements. He served as the C&MD of Andrew Yule & Company Ltd, from 2007 to 2016 from where he retired .He was Managing Director of Bharat Bhari Udyog Nigam Ltd.He also served as CEO of Webfil Ltd. He served as an Independent Non Executive Chairman of Tide Water Oil Co. (India) Ltd. He has wide experience in industry, business and corporate management. He had also been a Past President of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
He will be best remembered as a dynamic leader who led from the front. He is survived by his wife, daughter, son- in- law, son, daughter -in -law, countless friends and well wishers.