Barista appoints Partha Dattagupta as CEO

MUMBAI: Coffee chain major Barista has roped in Partha Dattagupta as its CEO.

Dattagupta has over 18 years of experience in the FMCG industry.

Dattagupta brings with him in-depth understanding and expertise regarding the food business in the FMCG sector.

He has worked with Agro Tech Foods Ltd. (majority shareholding with ConAgra Foods, USA and Tiger Brands, SA) for over six years before joining Barista. His last assignment was as business head of their Branded Foods division, which has the ACTII - Popcorn, Vending and Salted Snacks and Healthy World brands in its portfolio. In addition, he headed marketing services for all Agro Tech's brands including Sundrop, Rath and Crystal.



Dattagupta started his professional career with Cadbury India Limited in 1987 after completing his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Mumbai and his post graduation in management from IIM Kolkata. He was with Cadbury for 12 years.



With an overall experience in sales, marketing, exports and a business role, Dattagupta is all set to take up the challenge in his new role and grow the business aggressively and profitably.

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