Shumit Kapoor

Regional President AsiaPac, Mars Petcare

Shumit Kapoor is the President Asia-Pacific for Mars Petcare. Shumit has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow and an Economics degree from Delhi University.

Shumit started his career in 1993 with Procter & Gamble working in India, Germany and Indonesia in Customer Business Development for 12 years. The rapidly evolving telecommunications sector with its emphasis on innovation and speed was always of special interest to Shumit, who moved to Nokia Asia-Pacific in 2005 as the Head of Sales Operations and Channel. Three years into leading the Asia-Pacific Sales Operations for Nokia, he took over as the GM and VP for Nokia Thailand and Emerging Asia, relocating to Bangkok. Shumit spent the next three years developing and expanding the Nokia business across the region, making it the fastest growing region for Nokia globally.

After 6 successful years with Nokia, Shumit moved back to the Fast Moving Consumer Goods industry in 2011, joining Mars Foods as the General Manager for South-East Asia and India. In 2014 he became the Regional President for Mars Royal Canin and has recently taken over as the President Asia Pacific for Mars Petcare.