Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd has appointed of Seema Nair as Executive Director, HR. She succeeds Gaurav Chaturvedi, who has taken over as the Chief Executive Officer, Coca-Cola Pinya Beverages. Seema will be leading the Human Resources function for Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages across India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal. She reports to Christina Ruggiero, CEO, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd.
Gaurav now joins ranks with 13 other associates of Hindustan Coca-Cola, who are serving at senior Executive positions in The Coca-Cola Company, outside India. Coca-Cola Pinya Beverages is the bottling operations of The Coca-Cola Company in Myanmar.
Christina Ruggiero said, “We warmly welcome Seema to HCCB and will certainly leverage her rich experience to usher in a culture of agility and innovation across our large manufacturing and sales organization which employs more than 8,500 associates. We are transforming ourselves into a total beverage company that has expertise in producing a variety of beverages, is digitally savvy, nimble and is integrated with the local community. I take this opportunity to thank Gaurav Chaturvedi for his role in making Hindustan Coca-Cola, one of the largest beverage manufacturers in the country. I am sure he will do well as the CEO of bottling operations in Myanmar.”
Prior to Hindustan Coca-Cola, Seema worked at Cisco Systems for over 8 years. At Cisco Systems, she was responsible for HR across India and SAARC. She has also worked at Intel Corporation, Microland Group and Crompton Greaves.
An alumnus of IIT, Bombay, Gaurav Chaturvedi who has taken over as CEO - bottling operations in Myanmar, has served in various positions, most recently as Executive Director – HR at Hindustan Coca-Cola.