GSK Consumer Healthcare India announced the appointment of Prashant Pandey as the Marketing Director. Pandey takes over from Jayant Singh who takes over as Vice President and General Manager of GSK Consumer Healthcare Brazil.
The changes will come into effect from 1st February, 2015. A veteran at GSK, Pandey joined GSK CH India in 2008 as Marketing Head, Horlicks from JWT, where he spent many years in account planning & management. In his first assignment with GSK as Head, Horlicks, Pandey led several initiatives for driving accelerated growth on Base Horlicks and its different variants and extensions. In 2013, Pandey moved to his current role as Category Development Director, Family Nutrition ISC and set up and expanded the category team and drove innovation across the portfolio. In his new role Pandey will be a member of the India Leadership team, reporting into Zubair Ahmed, Managing Director, GSK Consumer Healthcare India.
Singh will be responsible for the strategy, growth and commercial execution of Brazil's Consumer Healthcare business. In his new role, Singh will report in to John Sayers, President, GSK Consumer Healthcare APL (Asia, Pacific and Latina).
Commenting on the change, Zubair Ahmed, Managing Director, GSK Consumer Healthcare India said, “Jayant’s contribution to the Indian sub-continent business has been remarkable. I am sure he will drive similar levels of performance in his new role. I am also delighted to welcome Prashant. His vast knowledge of the company and functional expertise are sure to bring in new dimensions to the team. I wish him all success.”