HT Media ropes in PepsiCo's Praveen Someshwar as CEO and MD
Praveen Someshwar is joining HT media as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD). Someshwar will take charge from August 1, 2018. He will be replacing Rajiv Verma, who had recently put down his papers as CEO after a stint of 14 years. Verma will continue to be a part of HT Media in an advisory role.
Someshwar is currently Senior Vice-President and General Manager - North Asia, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and other islands in the Asia Pacific region at PepsiCo, where he has spent over two decades, including stints as CEO of both the beverage and the foods businesses of PepsiCo India.