The diversified FMCG conglomerate, CavinKare Pvt. Ltd. today announced the appointment of Mr Nellaiappan Thiruambalam as the new Director and CEO of its Personal Care and Foods division. In Addition to this, he will also be heading the company’s International Business and Strategic Alliances.
Mr. Thiruambalam joins CavinKare from Heinz India, bringing in 3 decades of work experience in Consumers Goods segment as well as Institutional and Commercial spaces in India, Asia and across the globe by working for various multi-nationals. Thiruambalam was the CMD of Heinz before joining CavinKare.
Commenting about the appointment, Mr. CK Ranganathan, Chairman and Managing Director of CavinKare Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are very happy that Thiruambalam has joined us at our Mumbai office. We greatly value the FMCG experience and his leadership skills. He is known for both his strategic thinking as well as rigorous execution skills. We are now optimally constituted to drive our growth strategy.”
“I am very excited about my new role and the opportunities that lie ahead for CavinKare.” said, Mr. Thiruambalam. “The company has been growing strongly over the years and we are now better positioned than ever before to grow and to win greater market share. It is my ambition to help make CavinKare a Top Three player in the Personal Care and Foods segments in India.”
Mr Thiruambalam holds an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the Indian Institute of Management – Kolkata, having graduated in Mechanical Engineering (Honours) from Regional Engineering College, Trichy.