Coca-Cola India rejigs leadership team

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Marketing
Last updated : August 27, 2018 04:57 AM
Sundeep Bajoria takes over as VP - SWA Operations; Chandrasekar Radhakrishnan has been appointed as VP - strategy and insights, Coca-Cola India and SWA.

Coca-Cola India today announced changes to its leadership structure. The new structure is designed to enable India and South West Asia (SWA) business to be a growth engine for the Coca-Cola Company by capitalising on emerging opportunities while continuing to build on talent development.

Sundeep Bajoria & DOUBLE & # title= Sundeep Bajoria

To lead this change, Sundeep Bajoria has taken over the role of vice-president - SWA operations from his earlier role of vice president strategy and insights. Bajoria now spearheads the SWA region and will work towards making it an innovation and growth engine for the India and SWA business and the Coca-Cola system.

Chandrasekar Radhakrishnan & DOUBLE & # title= Chandrasekar Radhakrishnan

Chandrasekar Radhakrishnan has been appointed as vice president - strategy and insights, Coca-Cola India and SWA. Radhakrishnan will take charge of the strategic initiatives for the company to accelerate the pace of innovation and assess opportunities to offer a much broader and deeper portfolio of beverages for the consumers.

Announcing the change, T. Krishnakumar, president, Coca-Cola India and SWA, says in a company statement, "We believe there are significant opportunities that lie ahead of us to grow our portfolio and meaningfully penetrate the market. These changes will address developing business needs and pave the way to develop a stronger portfolio for the future. It also reinforces our commitment towards investing in talent development."

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Bajoria brings a successful track record of over 20 years within and outside the Coca-Cola system in strategy, finance, revenue growth management, capital projects, and people and capability development. He has spent 14 years at Coca-Cola, having worked in multiple roles in different group businesses and bottling investment groups.

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With a career spanning over two decades, Radhakrishnan comes with a combination of international and domestic experience. He joins Coca-Cola India from Nestlé where he was responsible for leading a worldwide initiative to optimise marketing efficiencies. He has contributed significantly to the cause-based campaigns of the company thereby making a positive impact on the society. He has also worked with Britannia, Marico and Airtel, and has played a variety of roles across sales, marketing and business functions.

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First Published : August 20, 2018 04:28 PM


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