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Varun Berry appointed as Managing Director of Britannia Industries

Mar 26, 2014 16:05 IST

Varun BerryVarun Berry on 25 March 2014 appointed as Managing Director (MD) of Britannia Industries. He will succeed Vinita Bali.  Currently, he is working as chief operating officer (COO) of the company.

Varun Berry had joined Britannia in January 2013 as chief operating officer from PepsiCo Inc.

imageIn May 2013 he was promoted as head of Britannia’s India operations, which generate over 90% of its sales. This is accounted as the company’s de facto head.

In November 2013, he was then appointed as executive director by the Chairman of Britannia Nusli Wadia.

About Britannia Industries

Britannia biscuit company was started in Calcutta (now Kolkata) in 1892 with an initial investment of Rs. 295.
Currently, Britannia has an estimated 38 percent market share. The Company's principal activity is the manufacture and sale of biscuits, bread, rusk, cakes and dairy products.

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