HP has announced the appointment of Ipsita Dasgupta as the senior vice president and managing director of its India market, effective October 30. Before Ipsita’s appointment to the post, Gurpreet Singh Brar was officiating as Interim India MD since November 2022. He will move to the new role of the vice-president, Innovation & Growth, for HP’s India Market.
Ipsita will be responsible for leading all aspects of HP’s strategy and P&L in India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. She will report to David McQuarrie, HP Chief Commercial Officer.
Ipsita is all set to join HP from Apple where she most recently served as senior director of marketing for Apple Services based at Apple headquarters leading Global Synergy Marketing, External Partnership Marketing, Consumer Insights, and Market and Competitive Intelligence for Apple's subscription services.
Ipsita brings a wealth of strategic business expertise to her new role at HP, with 24 years of international operating experience across various industries.
Prior to Apple, Ipsita held a variety of executive positions including president of Corporate Strategy and Incubated Business at Star India, A Walt Disney Company; and chief commercial officer for the South Asia and Greater China at General Electric Company.
“With expertise across various industries, we have great confidence in Ipsita’s ability to hit the ground running and lead our business through the next phase of growth,” said David McQuarrie, HP Chief Commercial Officer.
“India is on a phenomenal journey of growth and the opportunity to lead HP's business here, amidst the country’s digital transformation journey is very exciting,” said Ipsita who holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Economics from Columbia University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.