Tata Global Beverages ropes in Sunil Alaric D’Souza as MD & CEO

Ajit Krishna Kumar has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Apr 7, 2020 2:53 PM
Sunil Alaric D’Souza

Tata Global Beverages Ltd. has appointed Sunil Alaric D’Souza as Managing Director and CEO. D’Souza will assume the role with effect from 4th April, 2020, subsequent to the retirement of Ajoy Misra, who is currently the MD and CEO.

D’Souza is currently the Managing Director of Whirlpool of India Ltd. His past four years at the helm of this company have delivered strong growth and industry-leading financial returns. Prior to his leadership stint at Whirlpool India, he has served in several leadership roles in Pepsico. During his 15-year stint in Pepsico, he has handled all commercial aspects of the company’s foods and beverages portfolio and has led the business successfully in a large cluster of Asian countries.

D’Souza began his career at Brooke Bond Lipton India Ltd. in 1993. He has 26 years of rich and varied experience in the consumer goods industry, as well as an in-depth understanding of the foods and beverages categories.

N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Global Beverages, said: “Sunil D’Souza brings strong domain knowledge of consumer products businesses and a successful track record of leadership. His experience and expertise will be very valuable in shaping and developing Tata Global Beverages for the future.”

The company has also announced the appointment of Ajit Krishna Kumar as Chief Operating Officer. Kumar has a 20-year record of working with companies to execute multiple complex and high-value transactions across a range of industries. He is currently Senior Vice President in the chairman’s office in Tata Sons, where he leads group strategy for consumer businesses.

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