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Samsung’s Dinesh Chandra joins Kohler India as Director Marketing

09-October-2010
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Samsung’s Dinesh Chandra joins Kohler India as Director Marketing

Dinesh Chandra, General Manager - Brand Marketing, Samsung India, has joined Kohler India as Director Marketing. In his new role, Chandra will be responsible for leading the marketing efforts of Kohler’s kitchen and bath products in the Indian Sub-continent. He took charge from the first week of October 2010.

On joining Kohler, Chandra said, “After a three-year stint at Samsung, which saw the Samsung business and brand achieve great heights, I saw a new challenge in Kohler, which will define a new phase in my career. Kohler’s business philosophy and mission to enhance gracious living bowled me over. Like Samsung, I believe Kohler’s focus on brand, design, innovation and quality will truly vow the Indian consumers in the coming years.”

Headquartered in Gurgaon, Kohler India has already invested over $100 million in two manufacturing facilities in Gujarat and is looking at the Indian market seriously.

Chandra has over 20 years of marketing experience that spans consumer durables, FMCG, and services sectors and includes brands/ companies like Ogilvy, Airtel, Sony, Yamaha, ConAgra Foods and Samsung.

Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wisconsin, in the US, Kohler Co is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies. Kohler is a global leader in the manufacture of kitchen and bath products, engines and power generation systems, cabinetry, tile and home interiors, and international host to award-winning hospitality and world-class golf destinations. Kohler Co employs more than 31,000 associates on six continents, operates plants in 49 worldwide locations, and has dozens of sales offices around the globe.

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