Coca- Cola India & South West Asia has announced changes to its leadership team, said a statement issue today. The new outlay is designed to enable the India & South West Asia business to be a growth engine for The Coca- Cola Company by capitalising on emerging opportunities while continuing to build on talent development.
“We believe there are significant opportunities that lie ahead of us to grow our portfolio and meaningfully penetrate the market. It is our constant endeavour to strengthen the leadership team for a strong sustainable future growth and address developing business needs. It also reinforces our commitment towards investing in talent development,” said T Krishnakumar, president, Coca-Cola India & South West Asia.
Sarvita Sethi has taken over as vice-president– M&A and new ventures from her earlier role of vice-president of finance, India & South West Asia. In this new role, Sethi will provide leadership to business incubation through alternate revenue streams in new ventures. She will also continue to lead the M&A priorities for the business in India & South West Asia.
Harsh Bhutani has been appointed to the position of vice-president – finance (CFO), Coca-Cola India & South West Asia, effective 1st August 2019. He currently heads the finance and business services verticals for Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages as executive director and chief financial officer for over three years.
The Coca-Cola India system provides direct employment to 25,000 people and indirect employment to more than 150,000 people.