Asha Gupta, presently Managing Director, Tupperware India and Area Vice President, Tupperware Brands – Asia Pacific has been appointed as Group President, Asia Pacific with effect from January 1, 2014.
In her new role, she will be responsible for driving the growth and expansion of the entire of Asia Pacific region.
Gupta took over the reins of Tupperware India in late 2004 moving from Europe where she was the Marketing Director for Tupperware Nordics. Under her leadership, the Indian business has posted stellar growth and the brand Tupperware is now virtually a household name in India.
She has also won several awards and accolades, both internal and external, because of her achievements. She has been recognised among the ‘50 Most Powerful Women in Indian Business by Business Today in 2013. Gupta has been featured in Fortune India Magazine’s list of the ‘50 Most Powerful Women in Business’ in both 2012 and 2013. She has also been the recipient of the ‘Woman Leadership Award’ by CMO Council Asia in 2013, shared an official release.
Following her move, Puneet Narula has been appointed as the Managing Director for Tupperware India. He has been associated with Tupperware for seven years and has been working closely with Gupta in the capacity of CFO and more recently as Deputy Managing Director. In 2011, he led entry of Tupperware in Bangladesh, which is considered among the new emerging markets for Tupperware.