Coca-Cola India and South West Asia, a leading beverage company that offers a range of beverage choices to consumers, on Tuesday announced changes to its leadership team.
According to the company, the new structure is designed to enable the India and South West Asia business to be a growth engine for The Coca-Cola Company by capitalising on emerging opportunities while continuing to build on talent development.
“We believe there are significant opportunities that lie ahead of us to grow our portfolio and meaningfully penetrate the market. It is our constant endeavor to strengthen the leadership team for a strong sustainable future growth and address developing business needs. It also reinforces our commitment towards investing in talent development”, T Krishnakumar, president, Coca-Cola India and South West Asia said.
To lead this change, Sarvita Sethi has taken over as vice president, M&A and new ventures from her earlier role of vice president finance India and South West Asia. In this new role, Sarvita will provide leadership to business incubation through alternate revenue streams in new ventures. She will also continue to lead the M&A priorities for our business in India and South West Asia.
Sarvita has international experience, having worked across both North Western Europe and Central and Southern Europe, before her appointment in India and South West Asia.
Harsh Bhutani has been appointed to the position of vice president, finance (CFO), Coca-Cola India and South West Asia, effective 1st August 2019. Harsh currently heads finance and business services verticals for Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd. as executive director and chief financial officer for over three years. He has been an integral part of the finance function at Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd. for more than two decades and had joined HCCB in 1999 from ABB Limited. He is a seasoned professional who has had the opportunity to work in the Zonal and Corporate Finance teams of HCCB.