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Madhusudan Gopalan is P&G India’s New MD and CEO

22-February-2018
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Madhusudan Gopalan is P&G India’s New MD and CEO

Proctor and Gamble India (P&G) has announced the appointment of Madhusudan Gopalan as its new Managing Director and CEO. He will be taking charge from April 1st, 2018, as Al Rajwani is set to retire after 37 years with the company. Until his retirement, Rajwani will work with Gopalan to ensure a seamless transition.
During Rajwani’s tenure, Proctor and Gamble India saw a marked recovery of profits after a period of loss. In the first half of the company’s financial year, which ended on December 31st, 2017, P&G has recorded double-digit sales growth with the majority of the business growing share.

Gopalan has over 18 years experience with P&G and his portfolio spans multiple business units, across various regions including India, the US and ASEAN countries. He currently leads the Indonesia operations of the company, where he has been instrumental in boosting sales growth, cash productivity, share turnaround and strong value creation.

Proctor and Gamble continues to be ahead of the market in the majority of its segments which include baby diapers, feminine hygiene care, shaving prep, razors and blades, anti ageing skincare and health care. It is the second leading company in the areas of shampoos and toothbrushes.

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