AkzoNobel India has announced the appointment of Vandana Krishnia as head marketing – paints.
With this mandate, she will be responsible for strategising and executing a long-term marketing roadmap aligned with the company’s profitable growth ambitions for India. Furthermore, Krishnia’s key priorities will be to bolster the relationship between consumers and the Dulux brand, by strengthening consumer-centric innovations.
She moves from the GMR Group, where she was chief marketing and passenger experience officer.
Rajiv Rajgopal, managing director, AkzoNobel India, said, “At AkzoNobel, we know that to achieve our ambitions, we need a leader of high performers that is as diverse and inclusive as our customer base. To this end, I am delighted to welcome Vandana – a strong leader who will enrich the organisation with their sheer breadth of domain expertise, entrepreneurial passion to innovate cross-sectoral experience and people-centric approach.”
With a career spanning over 18 years, Krishnia has also worked with Hindustan Times Media, Asian Paints and the State Bank of India, among others.