Tata Consumer Products announces promotion of Puneet Das as President
The consumer products company uniting the principal food and beverage interests of the Tata Group under one umbrella, Tata Consumer Products (TCP), announced the promotion of Puneet Das as the Company’s new President – Packaged Beverages, India & South Asia.
Earlier, Puneet Das was Senior Vice President- Marketing for the India beverages business and he has been associated with Tata Consumer Products since 2017. In strengthening the core Tata Tea brand and sub-brands, he has a major role. He was instrumental in creating a hyper-local brand positioning for Tata Tea’s diverse brand portfolio and formulating the marketing strategy for Tata Coffee Grand.
On this appointment, Sunil D’Souza, MD & CEO, Tata Consumer Products, said “We are happy to elevate Puneet Das as President for Packaged Beverages. This is in line with our aspiration to recognize and groom internal talent. We have an exciting time ahead for our packaged beverages business with a focus on scaling up our distribution and reach, building on product innovation while strengthening the core portfolio. Puneet’s appointment comes at a time when the organisation is going through its transformation journey and we are confident that his experience and leadership will help us accelerate the business and achieve new heights.”
With experience in the FMCG industry having worked in India, Africa and other International markets, Puneet has a total of 20 years of experience. He has held senior marketing roles across leading FMCG companies prior to joining Tata Consumer Products. These company included Marico, PepsiCo, GSK Consumer and has worked on iconic brands such as 7Up, Boost, Horlicks among others.
Tata Consumer Products Limited’s portfolio of products includes tea, coffee, water, salt, pulses, spices, ready-to-cook offerings, breakfast cereals, snacks and mini-meals. It is the 2nd largest branded tea company in the world. Its key beverage brands include Tata Tea, Tetley, Eight O’Clock Coffee, Tata Coffee Grand, Himalayan Natural Mineral Water, Tata Water Plus and Tata Gluco Plus. Visit www.tataconsumer.com for more information.