Confectionery major Mondelez International recently appointed former Bharti Axa General Insurance Company CEO and MD Deepak Iyer as Managing Director of its India operation.
Iyer, as Managing Director of Mondelez India Foods will be part of the Asia Pacific Leadership Team and will report to EVP & President, Asia Pacific, Mondelez International, Maurizio Brusadelli.
He would replace Chandramouli Venkatesan, who led the business as Managing Director for close to two years and was with the company for more than a decade.
“We are delighted to welcome Deepak Iyer to Mondelez International. He joins us with over 20 years of management experience spanning sales, marketing, R&D, franchise management and general management. He also comes with extensive experience in the FMCG space in India”, Brusadelli said.
Prior to Bharti Axa, Iyer was the CEO and managing director of Wrigley India. He has also worked with PepsiCo for 17 years across different roles and in different markets.