Nitish Rai Gupta
PGDM, IIM Calcutta
Education

PGDM, IIM Calcutta

Professional Experience

Coca Cola India

Marketing Manager- Heinz Africa & Middle East

Procter & Gamble International, Singapore

Other Information

Having completed his MBA in Marketing and Strategy from IIM Calcutta, Nitish had the opportunity to work with Procter and Gamble International Operations, based out of Singapore. There he worked with Beauty Care business unit handling Hair-Care brands for the ASEAN (Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore), India and Australasia markets. He worked on launching new brands as well as aggressively growing existing brands across these markets.

 

After this he moved to Dubai where he was handling the complete Ketchup and Condiments portfolio for Heinz Africa and Middle East. As the marketing manager there, he helped build the Heinz portfolio in more than 20 countries across the Africa continent and Middle East Asia.

 

Currently he is working for Coca Cola India where he started with the Strategy group handling innovations and strategic alliance for the company. Now, he is handling the number 1 soft drinks brand, Thums up, for the India and South West Asia region.

 

Apart from building brands in international markets, he is passionate about teaching and has taken lectures in marketing at SP Jain, Dubai previously.