Rupani’s appointment comes at a critical time as Southeast Asian consumers are rapidly evolving amidst the economic recovery
Mondelēz International, the maker of iconic brands including Cadbury Dairy Milk, Oreo, Ritz and Toblerone, has announced the appointment of Hemant Rupani as President for its Southeast Asia (SEA) Business Unit. Previously the Managing Director of Mondelez Kinh Do Vietnam, Rupani replaces Glenn Caton who has moved to another position in the company’s global operations.
In his new role, Rupani will be responsible for the SEA cluster of markets including the exports business in the broader Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region, leading growth and end-to-end business.
Rupani is an accomplished leader with over 20 years of experience working in India, US and Vietnam covering various industries including food and beverage (F&B), telecommunications, and consulting. Throughout his career journey, he has enabled multiple business turnarounds, driven operational excellence, and built high-impact teams. Prior to joining Mondelēz International in 2016, he worked with several leading organisations including PepsiCo, Vodafone, Britannia, and Infosys Technologies.