Bharti Airtel has announced the appointment of Raj Pudipeddi as director – consumer business and chief marketing officer for operating in India. Pudipeddi's role is effective 6 February 2017 and joins Airtel's management board. He will report to Gopal Vittal, MD and CEO (India), Bharti Airtel.
He moves from P&G, where he was VP - oral care (North America).
Vittal said, “In line with our philosophy to bring on board the best of talent from across the globe, I am delighted at the appointment of Raj to lead our consumer business. I am confident that Raj’s wealth of experience will add fresh perspective to our initiatives to constantly innovate and delight customers.”
Pudipeddi replaces Srinivasan Gopalan who left the organisation in July 2016.
Top news, insights and analysis every weekday
Sign up for Campaign Bulletins
1 hour ago
Last full time role was with Cheil India where he was head of digital creative
2 hours ago
Watch the film conceptualised by Ogilvy here