Currently, he is the CEO of Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) and will be joining Shree Cement East Bengal Foundation from October 16, 2020.

Shree Cement East Bengal Foundation (SCEBF) have announced the appointment of Colonel Shivaji Samaddar (Retd) as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) ahead of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 season.

“We welcome Colonel Shivaji Samaddar (Retd) as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Shree Cement East Bengal Foundation. Colonel Shivaji Samaddar (Retd) is vastly experienced and we are confident that he will lead our team from the front,” Mr. Prashant Bangur, Joint Managing Director, Shree Cement, said.

A professional with more than 40 years of experience, Colonel Shivaji Samaddar served the Indian Army for 27 years from 1979-2006. Since then, he has been working in various corporate sectors as the Chief Operating Officer (COO). Currently, he is the CEO of Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) and will be joining Shree Cement East Bengal Foundation from October 16, 2020.

“I am very proud to join Shree Cement East Bengal Foundation. The club has a rich history of 100 years. We will undertake all measures to live up to the expectation of our fans and take the professional legacy of the club forward,” Colonel Shivaji Samaddar said. “We are entering the ISL for the first time and I look forward to a fruitful association with the club,” he added.

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The club recently announced the appointment of Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler as their new head coach on a two-year contract. Fowler will have the likes of Anthony Grant and Robert Mimms in his first team coaching staff along with former India international Renedy Singh as his assistant coach. It will be interesting to see how the Red and Gold perform in their debut season in the Indian Super League.

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