Sangeeta Pendurkar, Managing Director, Kellogg India, has stepped down from her role. She had joined the company in 2010.
Kellogg has almost 80 per cent share of the ready-to-eat cereals market in India, making this country one of its top five global markets. The breakfast cereal market in India is estimated to touch Rs 2,610 crore by 2020, according to Euromonitor. Kellogg India reported sales of Rs 797 crore for the year ended March 2016, almost double from the Rs 311 crore when Pendurkar joined the company.
Prior to joining Kellogg, Pendurkar served as Vice President of Strategy at Coca-Cola India Private Limited and was responsible for its strategic planning initiatives and international trade business. Pendurkar has also served as the Chief Marketing Officer of Middle-East at The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (India). She worked across functions such as marketing, sales and distribution for over 20 years.
Pendurkar started her career with Hindustan Ciba-Geigy (now Novartis). She has also had stints with HSBC Bank Middle East, Hindustan Unilever and Kimberly Clark.