NEW DELHI: Tata Consumer Products (TCP) has elevated Puneet Das as president - packaged beverages, India and south Asia. Das, who has been associated with Tata Consumer Products since 2017, was earlier senior vice president- marketing for the India beverages business.
Das takes over from Sushant Dash, who was recently named chief executive officer for coffee chain Starbucks in India.
Before joining Tata Consumer Products, Das held senior marketing roles in companies such as Marico, PepsiCo, GSK Consumer. He comes with about 20 years of experience in the FMCG sector, having worked in India, Africa and other international markets.
In a recent statement, TCP stated that Das has played a crucial role in formulating marketing strategies for Tata Tea and Tata Coffee Grands.
"We are happy to elevate Puneet Das as president for packaged beverages. This is in line with our aspiration to recognise and groom internal talent. We have an exciting time ahead for our packaged beverages business with focus on scaling up our distribution and reach, building on product innovation while strengthening the core portfolio. Puneet’s appointment comes at a time when the organisation is going through its transformation journey and we are confident that his experience and leadership will help us accelerate the business and achieve new heights," said Tata Consumer Products managing director & CEO Sunil D'Souza.