Mondelez International has roped in Samir Jain as President of India Business. He will take over the role of Deepak Iyer, who has now been elevated to serve as EVP and President- AMEA region at the company starting in early June.
Jain, who was previously associated with Bunge as the CEO and MD for the past one decade, will be reporting to Iyer starting this August. He will be representing India and will be a part of Mondelez AMEA Leadership Team.
In the past, Jain also worked with Hindustan Unilever’s consumer goods business for a period close to two decades and across categories and functions, and then went on to become the Vice-President of the laundry category in 2012 and later also served as global finance director for Unilever’s hair category in UK.
Maurizio Brusadelli, EVP and President, AMEA, Mondelez International, stated, “We are delighted to welcome Samir to Mondelez International to lead our fast-growing business in India. His CPG experience coupled with cross-functional leadership should help him grow and scale our India business further.”
“With Deepak in his new role as leader of the region and Samir’s experience, India is well placed to continue to be a growth engine for Mondelez International,” he added.