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Al Rajwani to replace Shantanu Khosla as P&G India head

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Al Rajwani to replace Shantanu Khosla as P&G India head

P&G has announced that Al Rajwani will take over from Shantanu Khosla as MD & CEO with effect from July 1, 2015.
Khosla has decided to move on from his current role, although no reason has been cited for his move. Khosla heads operations for three P&G companies Procter & Gamble Hygiene and Health Care Limited and Gillette India Limited, and Procter & Gamble Home Products.

In filings to BSE, the two listed entities of P&G — Procter & Gamble Hygiene and Health Care and Gillette India — said that “Shantanu Khosla shall cease to be the Managing Director and Director of the company with effect from June 30, 2015”.  He has been heading P&G India for 13 years.

Al Rajwani has been GM/VP of Arabian Peninsula and Pakistan at P&G. He has 11 years of experience handling this geography. He has also worked in USA, Canada Greater China and Korea in different capacities at P&G. He has been with P&G since 1981.


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