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Marketing Interviews

Himanshu Bakshi

Himanshu Bakshi,

(MD, Danone)

Making a move from a marketing role to a more business-oriented role like Managing Director is not a first for any industry. From an area sales manager at an FMCG major like Dabur to being eventually elevated as the managing director at the French dairy giant Danone, Himanshu Bakshi has had quite an exciting journey in his over 18-year-old journey so far. Last week, we reported that Bakshi's new appointment would be effective from 1st April. Read more

Puneet Anand

Puneet Anand

Brand marketing head, Hyundai

"For youngsters, a car is a gadget": Hyundai's Puneet Anand Read more

Vivek Srivatsa

Vivek Srivatsa

Head Marketing, Passenger Vehicle Business, Tata Motors

"IPL gave us a boost which accelerated Tata Nexon's performance": Vivek Srivatsa, Marketing Head Read more

Anand Chakravarthy

Anand Chakravarthy

MD, Essence India

"Digital shouldn't be treated as a shiny new object that's just about participation," Anand Chakravarthy Read more

Uma Talreja

Uma Talreja

CMO, Shoppers Stop

"When new generations enter the brand, how will nostalgia create trusteeship?": asks Uma Talreja, CMO, Shoppers Stop Read more

Pallavi Singh

Pallavi Singh

Marketing head, MG Motor India

"Marketers need to bring back the romance of advertising": Pallavi Singh, MG Motor Read more

Rajesh Ramakrishnan

Rajesh Ramakrishnan

MD, Perfetti Van Melle India

"In FMCG, marketing drives the company; in non-FMCG, marketing is a support function": Rajesh Ramakrishnan, MD, Perfetti Van Melle India Read more

Ashwini Deshpande, Ashish Deshpande and Partho Guha

Ashwini Deshpande, Ashish Deshpande and Partho Guha

Co-founders and directors, Elephant Design

"Designers must let go of the idea of being 'boutique'": Ashwini Deshpande, Elephant Design Read more

Anil Viswanathan

Anil Viswanathan

Marketing director (chocolates) Mondelez India

"We want to be an agile giant": Anil Viswanathan, Mondelez Read more