Cargill’s oil business in India has announced the appointment of Subin Sivan as the Marketing Head. Sivan brings to Cargill more than 18 years of experience in marketing and will work closely with the team in their endeavour to propel the company’s brands to the next level.
Sivan joins Cargill India from Vodafone where his last assignment was as VP Marketing, leading the high-value consumer segment and the youth segment. Sivan has also worked with organisations such as General Mills India Limited, Bunge India Limited, Colgate-Palmolive Ltd, Dabur Group and UB Group Ltd. He has worked extensively on the creation and nurturing of brands such as Colgate, Pillsbury, Dabur RED, Vatika and Vodafone Postpaid. He has a wealth of experience in managing packaged food categories such as chocolate spreads, atta, cake mixes, sweet snacks and refined oils.
Piyush Patnaik, Managing Director, Cargill’s Oils Business in India, said, "We are delighted to have Subin in the Cargill family. His immense experience in the field of marketing across renowned consumer organisations and deep understanding of consumers and markets in categories similar to ours will be a great asset for us. I believe his knowledge and capabilities will add tremendous value to our ambitious growth strategy, helping the company in its journey of becoming the leader in nourishing people.”
An alumnus of T.A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal and Loyola College, he comes with strategic expertise in consumer marketing, across industry verticals.
In India, Cargill started operations in 1987. It has businesses in refined oils, food ingredients, grain and oilseeds, cotton, animal nutrition, bio-industrial and trade structured finance. The animal nutrition business of Cargill provides animal feed and premix and nutrition for aqua, dairy and poultry.