The appointment will strengthen strategic alliances and expand Sami-Sabinsa’s presence globally
Bengaluru-based Sami-Sabinsa Group has announced the joining of Dr John Joseph as a Director. Dr John Joseph, a 1983 batch officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Indirect Taxes), comes with 36 years of experience in public service.
In his most recent role, as Member and Chairman of Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC), Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, he had pioneered the project for e-way bill linkage to fastag to improve compliance in GST. Besides enhancing the administrative set-up, he had introduced new reforms that helped improve the national rankings in the ease of doing business index.
During his stint in the Finance Ministry, he had handled various assignments including Member (Tax Policy, GST & Investigation), Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs, Director General, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Director General, Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGSTI), Principal Commissioner (Customs)
Dr John Joseph was the recipient of the Presidential Award for Meritorious Service for exemplary service done to the nation in the Customs and Central Excise Service. He joins Sami-Sabinsa Group at an opportune time to help the firm in its new phase of growth.