afaqs! news bureauPublished: 13 Dec 2018, 1:43 AM
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Kapil Dev Pillai, CMO - Godrej Consumer Products, quits

Pillai was associated with the brand for over 14 years.

Kapil Dev Pillai - chief marketing officer (CMO), Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL), has stepped down from his position.

Kapil Dev Pillai, CMO - Godrej Consumer Products, quits

Kapil Dev Pillai

Highly placed sources close to the development have confirmed the news to afaqs!.

Pillai joined the organisation as general manager - sales and customer service, Godrej SaraLee, in June 2004. Since then, he worked in various capacities including head of marketing - Household Insecticide Business; vice president - marketing; managing director and CEO - Godrej South Africa; and most recently, head of marketing - India at GCPL.

An alumni of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) - Calcutta, Pillai has over 22 years of experience, and has worked with a few prominent brands such as Reckitt Benckiser, Reckitt & Colman, Balsara Home Products etc.