Danone India appoints Managing Director
Nutricia International Pvt Ltd (Danone India) has elevated Himanshu Bakshi as Managing Director of its India operations effective 1st April 2019. With more than 19 years of experience in Marketing and Sales, Bakshi joined Danone as Marketing Director in 2013 and was tasked with leading the marketing and sales portfolio of the company. In his new role, Bakshi will be responsible for steering the company into its next phase of growth, as a leading nutrition company.
Commenting on the new role, Himanshu Bakshi, Managing Director, Danone India said “I am grateful for the expansion in my responsibilities and look forward to leading the enthusiastic and dynamic team at Danone in the next phase of transformation as we establish ourselves in India as a leading Nutrition company responding to local needs. Danone has a unique vision of bringing health through food to consumers, and I am excited to deliver this promise to consumers through our unique portfolio of Indian and global products”.
Bakshi began his career with Dabur and moved to Pepsi. He started his Brand Marketing journey with Reckitt Benckiser responsible for the marketing of brands such as Lizol and Dettol, followed by Danone where he handled various responsibilities in marketing and sales. Under his leadership, Protinex started its trajectory to become a consumer-facing brand with key initiatives to forge awareness around protein relevance.