Marico Board re-appoints Saugata Gupta as MD and CEO

Under his leadership, the company has won several accolades and prestigious awards

Saugata Gupta has been re-appointed as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mumbai-based FMCG firm Marico for a 2-year term. He joined Marico in 2004 as the Head of Marketing and was elevated to CEO of India Business in 2007 and in 2014 he took over as MD of the company.

A dynamic leader, he is responsible for driving the company’s growth and strengthening its presence both nationally and internationally. He has helped transform Marico into a high performing business with a commitment to sustainable development and best in class governance.

Known for his performance-oriented approach, Gupta drives Marico to be a future-ready organisation committed to consistent profitable and sustainable growth combined with societal value creation. Under his guidance, Marico has expanded its presence across 25 countries spread across emerging markets of Asia and Africa. During his tenure, Marico’s market capitalisation crossed over $8 billion in 2021 and it recorded a turnover of over $1 billion in FY20-21.

Gupta started his career with Cadbury (now Mondelez) where he spent 9 years in various roles in Sales and Marketing in India and the United Kingdom.

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