HP India picks Lloyd Mathias as CMO
Lloyd Mathias is the new Chief Marketing Officer at Hewlett- Packard India. Based in Gurgaon, he will be the Marketing Head for the personal computer and printers businesses at the organization.
In his new role Mathias replaces Ranjivjit Singh who recently resigned from the company and joined Samsung as Senior VP- Corporate Marketing.
In April 2012 Mathias had co- founded GreenBean Ventures a management consultancy committed to driving growth through a combination of innovative strategy and results-oriented execution. Post a two year stint as entrepreneur his latest move sees him return to the corporate world.
With over 25 years experience across telecom ; consumer goods across India and South Asia the industry veteran has also been associated with Tata Teleservices, Motorola and PepsiCo.
Mathias’ career took off in the 90’s when he joined Onida in the sales and marketing function followed by a short stint at United Spirits (formerly the UB Group).
Prior to starting his entrepreneurial venture he was CMO at Tata Teleservices. His longest stint spanning over a decade was at PepsiCo where he was Executive VP- Marketing till his resignation from the company in 2005. At PepsiCo he was in charge of the non-cola brands which included 7Up, Mirinda, Slice, Mountain Dew and the bottled mineral water, Aquafina. He then joined Motorola in 2005/2006 as Senior Director, head of sales and operations India & SW Asia.
Before joining Tata Teleservices as President and CMO in December 2008, Mathias co-chaired Device Strategy Council at CDMA Development Group and chaired the Media Research Users Council (MRUC).