Mondelez International has appointed former Bharti Axa General Insurance Company CEO and MD Deepak Iyer as Managing Director of its India operation. He will be part of the Asia Pacific Leadership Team and report to Maurizio Brusadelli, EVP & President, Asia Pacific, Mondelez International.
Prior to Bharti Axa, Iyer was the CEO and Managing Director of Wrigley India. He has also worked with PepsiCo for 17 years across different roles and in different markets.
He would replace Chandramouli Venkatesan, who led the business as Managing Director for close to two years and was with the company for more than a decade, said a statement.
Commenting on his appointment Brusadelli said, "We are delighted to welcome Deepak to Mondelez International. Deepak joins us with over 20 years of management experience spanning sales, marketing, R&D, franchise management and general management. He also comes with extensive experience in the FMCG space in India.”