Sarvita Sethi to be Coca-Cola India’s first woman CFO
In a bid to include more women leaders in its top echelon, Coca Cola India has appointed Sarvita Sethi as its new Chief Financial Officer. She will soon take over from Sanjeev Kumar who is the Vice President for India and South West Asia for Coca Cola. Kumar will become Coca-Cola's finance director of South and East Africa business unit, which has over 35 countries under its fold.
Sarvita has been working with Coco Cola Company since 2008 in various roles and responsibilities in Great Britain and Ireland, and right now she is the Commercial Finance Director of Coca Cola’s Central and Southern European operations.
Prior to Coco-Cola, she has worked with Yum! Restaurants International, Viacom Outdoor, Sainsbury’s, and PwC. She has over 15 years senior finance management experience in global blue chip organisations.
Sarvita will be the only woman in Venkatesh Kini, president of Coca-Cola India and South West Asia's core leadership team.
As reported by Economic Times, Sanket Ray, head, commercial, Hindustan Coca-Cola, will take over as GM for Coca-Cola Beverages Vietnam. Mayank Arora, responsible for overseeing bottling operations for Hindustan Coca Cola in Gujarat, Rajasthan and MP, will take over as president of Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka, and Puneet Varshney, head of bottling operations in Karnataka and Kerala, will become MD of Bottlers Nepal.