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Nita Kapoor to takeover as CEO of International Spirits and Wines Association of India

Kapoor will be taking over from June 3.

Liquor industry body International Spirits and Wines Association of India (ISWAI) has appointed Nita Kapoor as its chief executive officer (CEO). ISWAI represents liquor companies like Diageo-United Spirits, Pernod Ricard, Beam Suntory, Bacardi, Brown Forman, Moet Hennessy, Campari and William Grant & Sons.

With over three decades in the industry Kapoor has worked with companies such as Godfrey Phillips India, Mudra Communications and News Corp VCCircle.

At Godfrey Phillips India, Kapoor was chief operating officer, domestic operations and executive vice-president–marketing, CSR and corporate affairs. “During her 17 years at Mudra Communications, Nita worked across a portfolio of iconic Indian and international brands, and headed the company’s Delhi Office," ISWAI said.

Kapoor's multi-functional experience and strong track record make her a tremendous asset to ISWAI, said Thibault Cuny, co-chair, ISWAI and CEO, Pernod Ricard India.

“Nita combines the unique advantage of experience in a highly regulated industry with a refreshing external perspective from outside the beverage alcohol industry," said Abanti Sankaranarayanan, co-chair, ISWAI and chief strategy and corporate affairs officer, Diageo India.

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