Dr. Oetker India has announced the appointment of Gunjan Pandey as vice president – marketing.
She will report to Oliver Mirza, managing director and CEO of Dr. Oetker India. She joins from McCain Foods where she was GM-marketing and will be based in Delhi.
The Germany-headquartered MNC's Indian arm launched its first ad campaign in December 2015 for brand FunFoods, with former Bollywood actor Sonali Bendre endorsing its western cuisine sauces and spreads.
Mirza said, “Gunjan is an important appointment for Dr. Oetker’s growth plans in the Indian market. Her addition is vital and will further our efforts to be a marketing-driven organisation. She brings with her rich experience in the FMGC sector which will be helpful in the launch of Dr. Oetker’s international categories in the country. Gunjan’s marketing expertise in dealing with retail and HoReCa space (hotels, restaurants and cafes) makes her an important addition to our team.”
Pandey has also worked with Nivea and Dabur. Her appointment is effective 3 May 2016.