Piramal Enterprises' Milind Acharya joins Bunge India as marketing head

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Marketing | August 04, 2016
As part of his new mandate, he will work on brands such as Dalda, Gagan, and Chambal.

Bunge India, a leading global agribusiness and food company has announced the appointment of Milind Acharya as its new head of marketing.

Milind Acharya

Acharya brings with him 12 years of industry experience across sectors such as fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), healthcare, and media. At Bunge India, he will work on re-inventing and sustaining brands such as Dalda, Gagan, and Chambal. He will manage the integrated marketing, media planning, advertising, marketing research, and brand management functions in the organisation.

Prior to joining Bunge India, Acharya was chief manager, product category, at Piramal Enterprises. He started his career 13 years ago as a senior executive at Dainik Bhaskar. From there, he moved to Gujarat Tea Processors and Packers as assistant manager, sales and promotions. Thereafter, he joined Adani Wilmar as deputy manager, brands and relationships, and later, took on the role of associate manager, brands and relationships, for the same company.

Acharya has also worked at CavinKare as senior brand manager, and at Piramal Healthcare as senior manager, brand innovations, before joining Piramal Enterprises.

Bunge India is a leading global agribusiness and food company that claims to operate in over 40 countries with approximately 35,000 employees. It buys, sells, stores, and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide, processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed and edible oil products for commercial customers and consumers, produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane, mills wheat, corn, and rice to make ingredients used by food companies, as well as sells fertilisers in South America.

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