PepsiCo VP and General Manager of Sales, Harsh Rai resigns.

Harsh Rai

According to media reports, Harsh Rai, VP and General Manager of Sales, PepsiCo has resigned from his post, ending his long association (almost 17 years) with the company.

Ajit Dheer, the current Managing Director of NourishCo, the joint venture between Tata- PepsiCo, will be succeeding Harsh Rai.

A PepsiCo India spokesperson confirmed the development to ET. “Ajit Dheer, currently chief executive and managing director at NourishCo Beverages is taking over the role as VP and general manager sales, commercial unit, from Harsh Rai, in the first quarter of 2019,” the spokesperson said.

Rai has been a member of PepsiCo India’s executive committee since 2014 and has worked across functions, including general management, sales and distribution, and business model transformation.

Earlier, he served as General Manager in Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting.

He has completed his PG in Economics in Panjab University and MBA in S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research.

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