Managing Director, Mondelez India
Chandramouli Venkatesan (Mouli) has taken over as Managing Director for Mondelez India Foods Ltd., India with effect from 1st January 2015.
Prior to this appointment he was the RCT Lead for the Chocolate Category, Asia Pacific for Mondelēz International. He was responsible to facilitate and drive collaboration in the areas of Strategy, Brand and Innovation, while delivering operational excellence in the Chocolate Category across Asia Pacific.
Mouli joined the company in 2005 as Strategy Director and has held several senior leadership roles in Human Resources and snacking across India and South Asia. Following the acquisition in 2010, Mouli moved to a new role as Head of Marketing for the Chocolates & Biscuits Category. His contribution to the India business over the last eight years has been commendable, particular in driving the aggressive growth of the Chocolate Category in India and executing the highly successful of Oreo in India.
Mouli was previously with GE Capital where he was the Head of Consumer Business. Prior to joining GE, he spent nine years with Asian Paints India Limited taking up sales and marketing roles.
He holds Master of Business Administration in Marketing from XLRI Jamshedpur management institute in India, and a Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering from Anna University, Chennai. He is currently based in Mumbai, India.