Corporate Communications Manager, Hindustan Lever, is qutting after a 14-year stint with the FMCG giant. He is joining Tata Motors from July 1, 2005, Head-Corporate Communications. Prior to HLL, Ray was a journalist for five years with The Telegraph, Kolkata.
Coca-Cola is on the verge of announcing changes in its India operations. Indications are that it will release a statement tonight in Atlanta splitting its marketing and bottling operations in the country. John Eustace, head of one of Coke’s largest bottlers in the world, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling company, is tipped to become the head of the bottling operations in India.
Following Pratap Ravindranath, who joined as South Head, and Arun Sequeira, who moved in as Chief Manager for its Bangalore operations, DNA has now roped in Satish Mukundan and Rebecca Pothan from Times of India’s Response to complete the city heads list for South India.
Rajeev Karwal, CEO & Managing Director, Electrolux Kelvinator India, has announced that he has resigned. Karwal said that he had put in his papers on May 2 this year. He said he is not joining anywhere at present as he wanted a sabbatical from corporate life.
Leading Kannada daily, Vijaya Karnataka, has entered the eveninger space in Bangalore from Friday. The evening edition, also called ‘Vijaya Karnataka’, is priced at Rs 2. In another development, all mainline Kannada dailies have raised their price from the current Rs 2 to Rs 2.50, owing to an increase in input costs.
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