Kellogg appoints Mohit Anand to head its India and South Asia Business
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Mumbai, August 8, 2017: Kellogg India Pvt. Ltd. announced that Mohit Anand will be Managing Director for its India and South Asia business. Mohit succeeds Sangeeta Pendurkar who resigned after a six year stint at Kellogg India. Mohit will also be a member of the Kellogg Asia Pacific leadership team.
Mohit joins Kellogg from Unilever where his last assignment was the Global Vice President spearheading the Water Purification Category for the company based out of London. Focused on providing clean & safe drinking water to the world, Unilever is the global market leader in the in-home water purification business with a footprint across markets like China, India and South East Asia. Prior to that, he was the Global Vice President for Lipton, leading the growth agenda for Unilever on the world’s #1 tea brand with a presence in over 110 countries.
Amit Banati, President, Kellogg Asia Pacific says, “We are pleased to have Mohit join Kellogg to lead our India and South Asia business. Mohit is an excellent leader with deep India, Asia Pacific and global experiences across a number of categories and I am excited to have him join us and build on Kellogg India’s legacy.”
Speaking of his new role, Mohit Anand says, “I am excited to join a company that has created love over breakfast tables for over a century. The India breakfast & snacks market in particular is constantly evolving with the dynamic consumption trends and entry of several players. I am looking forward to the ways of further unlocking the potential of the category through nutritious foods that Kellogg offers.”
With a rich experience of over two decades, Mohit, prior to joining Unilever, spent 15 years in Procter & Gamble in a variety of assignments including spearheading marketing for Asia Pacific with stints in India, Philippines and Singapore.
About Kellogg Company:
At Kellogg Company (NYSE: K), we strive to make foods people love. This includes our beloved brands – Kellogg's®, Keebler®, Special K®, Pringles®, Kellogg's Frosted Flakes®, Pop-Tarts®, Kellogg's Corn Flakes®, Rice Krispies®, CheezIt®, Eggo®, Mini-Wheats® and more – that nourish families so they can flourish and thrive. With 2016 sales of $13 billion and more than 1,600 foods, Kellogg is the world's leading cereal company; second largest producer of crackers and savory snacks; and a leading North American frozen foods company. And we’re a company with a heart and soul, committing to help create 3 billion Better Days by 2025 through our Breakfasts for Better Days global purpose platform. To learn more, visit www.KelloggCompany.com or www.OpenforBreakfast.com and follow us on Twitter @KelloggCompany, YouTube and on our Social K corporate blog.
About Kellogg India:
Kellogg in India is a pioneering breakfast cereal brand and it offers foods under ‘ready-to-eat’ cereals and ‘hot breakfast’ categories. Known for its flagship brand Kellogg’s Corn Flakes®, positioned to all members of the family, other loved brands include Kellogg’s CHOCOS®, Kellogg’s Honey Loops, Kellogg’s Special K®, Kellogg’s All Bran® Wheat Flakes, Kellogg’s Muesli and Kellogg’s Oat-bites. Its hot breakfast portfolio includes Kellogg’s Oats which is available in both, plain and flavored variants. Kellogg also forayed into snacks by introducing Pringles® in India.
Kellogg’s growth in India has been guided by the company’s purpose of nourishing families so they can flourish and thrive. As a part of this belief, Kellogg India champions the importance of breakfast to ensure a great start to the day, highlighting the benefits of cereal as a part of a balanced breakfast.
To learn more about our responsible business leadership, foods that delight and how we strive to make a difference in our communities around the world, visit www.kelloggcompany.com. For Kellogg India specific information, visit www.kelloggs.in.
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