DS Group Appoints Jyotiroop Barua to Lead Confectionery Business

Jyotiroop Barua - Business Head of DS Group's Confectionery Business


Dharampal Satyapal Group (DS Group) has appointed Jyotiroop Barua as the Business Head of Dharampal Satyapal Foods Limited (Confectionery), aiming to consolidate their presence in the segment.


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DS Group’s Appointment of Jyotiroop Barua Sets a Positive Path for Confectionery Business Growth

The recent appointment of Jyotiroop Barua as the Business Head of Dharampal Satyapal Foods Limited (Confectionery) by the DS Group marks a significant move towards strengthening their presence in the FMCG sector. With over 30 years of experience in the FMCG industry, Barua brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will undoubtedly drive the growth and success of DSFL.

Barua’s extensive background in both domestic and international business, coupled with his deep understanding of sales, marketing, distribution, strategy, and operations, makes him the ideal candidate to spearhead DS Group’s confectionery business. His previous roles in renowned companies such as MTR, Dabur, and Anheuser-Busch InBev demonstrate his capability to lead and transform businesses to achieve sustainable growth.

The DS Group, already recognized as one of the leading Indian FMCG majors, continues to adapt to the evolving consumer landscape. With Barua at the helm, the company is poised to enter a new decade of exceptional growth and consolidation. His market insights and fresh ideas will contribute to further enhancing DS Group’s well-established confectionery business.

What sets DS Group apart is its ability to compete with multinational corporations in the chocolate segment, an achievement that showcases the company’s determination and potential. Barua’s appointment reaffirms the group’s commitment to expanding its foothold in the confectionery industry. Under his leadership, DS Group aims to solidify its position as a prominent player in the market.

Barua’s academic background in economics from the esteemed University of Mumbai adds an intellectual dimension to his leadership capabilities. This knowledge, combined with his years of practical experience, will enable him to approach challenges and opportunities with astute analytical skills, fostering innovation and growth within DS Group.

Overall, the appointment of Jyotiroop Barua as the Business Head of Dharampal Satyapal Foods Limited (Confectionery) at DS Group is a positive step forward in the company’s journey towards consolidating its position in the FMCG industry. His track record of success, strategic acumen, and extensive experience make him an asset to the organization. With Barua leading the way, DS Group is poised to achieve even greater heights in the coming years, driving innovation, growth, and success in the confectionery business.


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Dharampal Satyapal Group (DS Group), a multi-business corporation and a leading FMCG Conglomerate today announced the appointment of Mr Jyotiroop Barua as the Business Head of Dharampal Satyapal Foods Limited (Confectionery). He will spearhead the business strategy and growth of DSFL while consolidating DS Group’s presence in the segment.

Mr Jyotiroop Barua comes with over 30 years of FMCG experience across channels and zones having handled both domestic and international business. A business transformation leader, with deep understanding of sales & marketing, distribution, strategy, and operations in the consumer goods space, he has worked with MTR, Dabur and Anheuser-Busch InBev, Dunkans Industries Ltd., The Assam Company Ltd. to name a few.

“It’s an exciting time for us and our team is geared up for an extremely successful decade ahead as we consolidate our position as one of the leading Indian FMCG majors. As we continue to evolve with the rapidly changing business landscape, we are delighted to welcome Mr. Barua to the DS family. With his extensive experience, we look forward to the market insights and fresh ideas that he brings to the table and are confident of his ability to grow our already well-established confectionery business,” said Mr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, DS Group.

“DS Group has grown at a tremendous pace in the last few years with the evolving consumer needs and is recognized amongst the top three players in the non-chocolate FMCG segment in India. I am very excited to take the reins and help steer the company to new heights. Post entry into the chocolate segment, which is primarily dominated by MNCs, DS Group looks promisingly at the next decade to further consolidate its position in the confectionery business,” said Mr. Barua upon assuming his new role at DS Group.

Mr. Barua has a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Mumbai.


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