Vipul Prakash to be Pepsi-Co's marketing head in India
Vipul Prakash, a former Pepsi-Co India marketing director, is set to replace Deepika Warrier as the American snacks and beverages major's marketing head in India in October. Warrier will move to Dubai in an Asia-Middle East region role. PepsiCo chief people officer Samik Basu confirmed the moves to ET and said, "These moves are meant to provide the next level of critical leadership experiences for both."
Prakash, 46, moves in from PepsiCo Dubai where he was vice-president for innovations. As a PepsiCo India marketing director in mid-2000s, he was in charge of brand Pepsi in India and part of the marketing team that had created the high-recall 'Oye Bubbly' and 'Blue Billion' campaigns, aPepsiCo spokesman said.
Read the Economic Times news report here.