D Shivakumar quits as CEO of PepsiCo India

Oct 10, 2017 15:59 IST
D Shivakumar quits as CEO of PepsiCo India

PepsiCo India Chairman and CEO, D Shivakumar resigned from office on 10 October 2017. He will be succeeded by Ahmed El Sheikh who is currently serving as senior vice-president and general manager for PepsiCo Egypt and Jordan.

D Shivakumar served for almost four years with the beverage maker, overseeing the company’s operation across India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Maldives.

Shivakumar will quit PepsiCo on 31 December. He is expected to join Aditya Birla Group as Head, Corporate Strategy and Business Development in three months and will report directly to Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla.

CA eBook

About D Shivakumar

• D Shivakumar is an alumnus of IIT, Madras and IIM, Calcutta.

• Prior to joining PepsiCo India Shivakumar worked as Senior Executive with Finland based Nokia Oyj. He played a pivotal role in bringing low-cost mobile handsets across rural heartland.

• He served more than a decade with Hindustan Unilever Ltd managing Lipton Tea brand expansion.

• He has also previously worked with Philips Consumer Electronics India.

Read more Current Affairs 

Read Monthly Current Affairs

Current Affairs 2017

Is this article important for exams ? Yes

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK