Srikanth Srinivasamadhavan, General Manager, Media Services, South Asia, Hindustan Unilever, has quit the corporate major. His last day of work at the company is May 31, 2011. It is learnt that Srikanth is moving to HSBC India as Head – Marketing, a post hitherto held by Maitri Kumar.
Neither HSBC officials nor Maitri Kumar could be contacted at the time of filing the report, but sources familiar with the development informed exchange4media that Kumar had already quit the company. Details on her destination next were not available at the time of filing the report. Kumar had joined HSBC India in May 2007, prior to which, she was with Colgate Palmolive New York.
Even as Hindustan Unilever officials did not comment on the development of Srikanth’s exit, senior officials have confirmed the development to exchange4media.
Srikanth has spent nearly 15 years at Unilever. He was appointed is his current role in October 2008. Prior to this, he had held various roles in the company, including Category Head - Skin Cleansing at Hindustan Unilever, Insight Director (South Asia/ South East Asia) and Head-Marketing, Kimberly Clark Lever, the joint venture between Unilever and Kimberly Clark.
Unilever appoints Srikanth Srinivasamadhavan as GM-Media Services, South Asia October 27, 08