Rodrigo Lima, MD, Danone India moves to Australia for new role
Rodrigo Lima who was Managing Director of Danone India for four years has moved to Australia to undertake his new role as General Manager for Australia and New Zealand for the organisation. In his absence, Himanshu Bakshi has been appointed interim MD of India. The change in leadership had come to effect on September 1st, 2018. Bakshi was previously the Director – Marketing of Danone India.
As MD for Danone India, Rodrigo was responsible for the company’s operations in the country, including early life nutrition, advanced medical nutrition and dairy businesses.
Prior to joining Danone, Rodrigo worked in the pharma industry and has built many blockbuster brands in different regions of the world such as North America, Latin America and Europe. He started his career in the finance vertical, but later on moved to marketing, sales and general management.