Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) has announced the promotion of Vivek Gupta as its new managing director and vice president for Australia and New Zealand.
Gupta, currently sales director at P&G, will assume the role on at the start of April, taking leadership of the company’s selling and market operations in Australia & New Zealand.
He will succeed Antoine Brun, who will be returning to Europe to lead P&G’s Southeast Europe business unit.
Commenting on his new role, Gupta said he is passionate about the company’s strong foundations of innovation and category leadership.
“We aim to be the innovation leaders of our industry and feel it’s our responsibility to market the most superior products that improve consumers’ lives, and to work with our retailer partners to create total category growth,” he said.
“At P&G, we have a team of highly-dedicated expert leaders with a strong momentum of results. I am honoured to be leading this team and look forward to contributing to even greater future success.”