Britannia Industries has elevated Varun Berry to executive vice-chairman and managing director with immediate effect. The company has also announced the appointment of Rajneet Kohli as executive director and the chief executive officer (CEO).
Ranjeet Kohli’s appointment is effective September 26, 2022, and he will be reporting to Varun Berry.
Speaking on the appointment, Varun Berry said, “I am delighted to welcome Rajneet to Britannia. His experience in building high-performance businesses and profitable brands is strongly aligned to our vision of becoming a Responsible Global Total Foods Company.”
“Rajneet’s proven track record of scaling up businesses and building highly engaged teams make him a perfect fit for the Organization. I look forward to partnering with Rajneet to lead us to the next phase of growth,” he added.
Rajneet has served in numerous senior leadership roles during his 25-plus-year career.
Commenting on his appointment, Rajneet Kohli added, “As one of India’s leading food companies with over a 100-year legacy, Britannia has an exceptional track record of innovation and serving consumers with exemplary standards.”
“I feel privileged and am truly excited for what lies ahead of us at Britannia”, Rajneet Kohli said.
Prior to joining Britannia, Rajneet was associated with India’s largest food services company Jubilant FoodWorks (JFL). He has been associated with leading organizations such as Asian Paints and Coca-Cola.
Britannia Industries, which owns popular brands such as Good Day, Tiger, NutriChoice, Milk Bikis and Marie Gold, is one of the leading companies in the food sector, with a revenue of over Rs 14,000 crore.