Del Monte Foods appoints Abhinav Kapoor as Chief Executive Officer

Del Monte Foods appoints Abhinav Kapoor as Chief Executive Officer
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Del Monte Foods announced the appointment of Abhinav Kapoor as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with immediate effect. His assuming this responsibility as the CEO will further strengthen the growth momentum for the company in the Indian FMCG market and consolidate Del Monte Foods' position in the industry. He will lead the Del Monte Foods Senior Leadership Team across all functions and steer the long-term strategy for the business and the company as delineated by the Del Monte Foods Board.

Welcoming his appointment, Harjeet Kohli, joint managing director, Bharti Enterprises said, “On behalf of the entire board of Del Monte Foods, I welcome Abhinav to the organization. We are confident that he will successfully scale up operations platform in India, both in the B2B and B2C space building on the strong organic growth across categories and will bring about transformational initiatives towards allied product portfolios. His extensive experience in sales and distribution in the FMCG/Consumer Businesses sector makes him a valuable asset as we continue to deliver sustainable growth and profitability.”

This appointment underscores Del Monte Foods commitment to strengthening its leadership team and enhancing its operational capabilities. Abhinav brings over two decades of extensive experience in sales & distribution in the FMCG/Consumer Businesses sector. In his role as CEO, he will focus on elevating the Del Monte brand by consolidating the product portfolio while streamlining the distribution network to ensure seamless delivery of superior quality products to the customers.

Previously, he served as vice president of Sales at VIP Industries, where he was responsible for P&L Management, Multiple Channels, and Sales IT. Prior to his tenure at VIP Industries, Abhinav was the Business Head of the Foods & Snacks Division at Cavinkare. His illustrious career also includes key positions at Britannia Industries, Mondelez, and Marico.

Abhinav holds an MBA from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune and a Bachelors of Commerce from the Symbiosis College for Arts & Commerce.

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