Vice President and General Manager of Pepsico Harsh Rai has stepped down from his role. Ajit Dheer, the current Managing Director of NourishCo, the joint venture between Tata- PepsiCo, will replace Harsh Rai.
Talking to ET, a PepsiCo India spokesperson confirmed the development. “Ajit Dheer, currently chief executive and managing director at NourishCo Beverages is taking over the role as VP and general manager sales, commercial unit, from Harsh Rai, in the first quarter of 2019,” the spokesperson said.
Harsh Rai joined the company Territory Development Manager in the year 1999 and worked across functions. He was responsible for the snacks business, beverages business and also worked as the CEO& MD for NourishCo Beverages.
Before joining PepsiCo, he was working with Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting as General Manager.