Tata Consumer Products (TCP), the company uniting the principal food and beverage interests of the Tata Group under one umbrella, has announced the appointment of Deepika Bhan as president - packaged foods, India. She replaces Richa Arora who has decided to move on from the company. The appointment is effective 27 April 2021.
She moves from Hindustan Unilever where she was global brand director, haircare for South Asia.
Sunil D'Souza, MD and CEO, Tata Consumer Products, said, “We are delighted to welcome Deepika on board to lead our Foods portfolio. We aspire to build this business through agility, innovation and strengthening our brands, and Deepika will lead us in this exciting growth phase. We would like to thank Richa for her many contributions in the growth of the foods business, strengthening the position of Tata Salt, and successfully leading the many innovations in the Sampann portfolio. We wish her well for the future.”
Bhan said “It’s a privilege to join the energised and dynamic team at Tata Consumer Products. I’m looking forward to being part of this journey as we build the Foods business on the base of the strong leadership position and iconic brands that the company has created. I'm particularly happy to be a part of the Tata Group- an organisation which is purpose led and built on strong values.”
She has also worked with PepsiCo and Tata Motors.