Nivea India has recruited Sunil Gadgil as marketing director. In his previous role, he headed the marketing function at Bausch and Lomb India.
Rakshit Hargave, managing director of Nivea India, said, “We are delighted to welcome Sunil to the Nivea family. Sunil is a respected member of the marketing industry and his expertise combined with our insights will help us take Nivea to the next level in the coming years.”
Gadgil said, “Nivea has immense potential and a great image. As kids we all have used Nivea products and have sentiments attached to the brand so the moment I got an opportunity to be a part of Nivea I had to take it. I am very excited to be a part of the team for more than one reason and would want to contribute in Nivea’s journey to the next decade.”
Gadgil has close to 14 years of experience of which over 10 years have been spent in the marketing function across hair and personal care, vision care, household care and credit cards. He began his career with sales at Asian Paints and had thereafter handled various roles in marketing with Marico, Godrej Sara Lee and GE Money.
In his previous role at Baush and Lomb India where he headed the marketing function, he was responsible for the marketing and trade marketing strategy for the vision care business. He also lead a global task force for creating the ‘Emerging Markets’ value propositions for the brand.