GCPL makes key changes in senior leadership team

PTI, Economic Times, 12 March 2015

FMCG major Godrej Consumer Products Limited today made changes in the senior leadership team by appointing V Srinivasan as the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary, and elevating Sunil Kataria as the Business Head India and SAARC.

"Godrej Consumer Products Limited makes key changes to its senior leadership team structure to improve agility and better capitalise on significant growth opportunities ahead," the company said in a statement.

GCPL elevated Sunil Kataria as the Business Head India and SAARC.

GCPL said: "As part of our emphasis on rotating key talent across Godrej, V Srinivasan will now join the GCPL team as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary."

P Ganesh, after a successful stint as CFO of GCPL, will move to Godrej Industries as CFO and Company Secretary, it added.

Srinivasan is currently Executive Director, Godrej Properties Limited.

Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej said: "Over the last five years, GCPL has undergone a transformation... Now, we are in the phase of consolidating our existing brand portfolio, driving innovation across our categories and enhancing our sales and distribution capabilities."

He further said: "We believe that our new cluster structure will allow us to better capitalise on the significant growth opportunities ahead in India."

Both Sunil and Srinivasan will report to Vivek Gambhir, Managing Director, GCPL and be part of the GCPL senior leadership team.