Leading alcoholic beverages company Diageo India on Wednesday announced the appointment of former PepsiCo executive Deepika Warrier as its chief marketing officer (CMO).
The appointment of Warrier, who was with PepsiCo for over two decades, will be effective from July 27, 2020, Diageo India said in a statement.
Julie Bramham, the current CMO of Diageo India, will move to Europe as Global Brand Director for Johnnie Walker, it added.
Warrier till recently was Managing Director and CEO of NourishCo Beverages, formerly a 50:50 joint venture between PepsiCo India and Tata Consumer Products.
Diageo India Managing Director and CEO Anand Kripalu said, “We are delighted to welcome Deepika to the Diageo India family. Her strong consumer-centric approach combined with her transformational leadership skills makes her a tremendous asset to Diageo.”
At PepsiCo, Warrier held key positions including CMO for PepsiCo India and Vice President for the nutrition category across multiple geographies. Headquartered in Bengaluru, Diageo India is a subsidiary of Diageo plc.