Prior to this, Dawar was working with Vedanta Group, where he served as CFO for Konkola Copper Mines since September 2012
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | February 13, 2015
Cable television services firm, Den Networks, has appointed Manish Dawar as the group's Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In the past, Dawar has worked with Reckitt Benckiser, Vedanta Group, Reebok International and Hindustan Unilever.
Commenting on Dawar's appointment, Sameer Manchanda, Chairman and Managing Director, Den Networks, said, “It is our pleasure to welcome a veteran professional like Manish in our fold. His rich experience with some of the world’s largest consumer goods companies will be invaluable as DEN embarks on a trajectory of rapid growth in digital cable, broadband internet and new initiatives and transforms itself into a B2C brand.”
Dawar is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary with over two decades' experience in various senior level finance and business roles primarily in consumer oriented companies. He has served across geographies covering both India and global markets.
Dawar has spent over ten years at Reckitt Benckiser, a diversified multinational consumer goods company operating in the health, hygiene and home products segments, where he was the Senior Vice President - Group Controller based out of the company’s corporate headquarters in the UK. Prior to this, he served as the Regional Finance Director for Reckitt’s South Asia business and the CFO & Company Secretary for its Indian operations.
Before this, Manish spent nearly seven years at Reebok where he served as Country Manager and was responsible for the launch of the Rockport brand in India and South Asia. He also served as the CFO and Company Secretary for Reebok in India following a stint as Regional Controller for Reebok’s New Markets region. He started his career at Hindustan Unilever where he spent over five years in various roles.