AkzoNobel India has announced the appointment of Vandana Krishnia as the new Marketing Head for its paints business.
As the new Marketing Head for AkzoNobel’s paint business in India, Krishnia will spearhead the strategising and execution of a long-term marketing roadmap aligned with the company’s profitable growth ambitions for India.
Her key priorities will be to bolster the relationship between consumers and Dulux by strengthening the brand and shaping consumer-centric innovations.
She joins AkzoNobel after most recently serving as Chief Marketing and Passenger Experience officer at DIAL, GMR group.
In her professional journey spanning 18 years, Krishnia has driven marketing management, consumer products, pricing strategy, consumer research for organizations including Hindustan Times Media Ltd and State Bank of India (SBI) among others.
Apart from this, the company has also appointed Neelima Kataria as the Country HR Manager for India sub-continent.
Rajiv Rajgopal, Managing Director, AkzoNobel India, said, “At AkzoNobel, we know that to achieve our ambitions, we need a leadership of high performers that is as diverse and inclusive as our customer base. To this end, I am delighted to welcome Neelima and Vandana – two very strong leaders who enrich the organisation with their sheer breadth of domain expertise, entrepreneurial passion to innovate, cross-sectoral experience and people-centric approach.”