Tupperware picks Chandan Deep Singh Dang as Chief Marketing Officer
Tupperware India has appointed Chandan Deep Singh Dang as their new Chief Marketing Officer with effect from January 2, 2014. In his new capacity, Dang will be responsible for conceptualising, designing and implementing strategic initiatives to drive the company’s growth in India. This includes developing and launching India-specific products and programs, building consumer insights, creating relevant communication, brand building, and driving effective incentive and loyalty programmes for the Field Force. Chandan will also handle Institutional Sales for Tupperware.
Before joining Tupperware India, Chandan has been associated with Wrigley as Sales Director (India & South East Asia) for 1.5 years, where he helped the company beat topline targets and achieve operational break-even for the first time in their 17-year history in India. Chandan started his career as Management Trainee with Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), where over eight years he worked in different Sales and Marketing roles. During his Sales stints he won several Sales contests and team awards.
During his Marketing stint, he helped create Pure-It, HUL and globally Unilever’s first ever entry into in-home water purification. Thereafter he moved to Pepsico India as General Manager, Marketing, and Category Head for the Indian snackfoods category (featuring brands Kurkure and Lehar), and successfully led the Category to high growths. After two years in Pepsico, Chandan joined Nokia India where he spent seven years in different roles : as Business Manager and Marketing Head (Multimedia Business) he was associated with Nokia’s high-end N-series launches, and helped build partner ecosystems around them such as Nokia music and Email. In his next role in Nokia, as Channel and General Retail Head Chandan jointly led the India team that won Nokia’s Global Sales Award; thereafter he had a successful stint as General Manager of the large North India Business Unit.
Chandan holds a B.E (Honours) degree from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (Rajasthan), and a PGDM from IIM Kolkata. With his vast experience of successfully building teams and driving businesses across diverse industries, Chandan is well set to identify and build attractive business opportunities for Tupperware India. “Tupperware has built a strong brand and business in India with its unique combination of fascinating and innovative products, a motivated team, and a wonderful direct selling system. It is a privilege to be associated with Tupperware and I look forward to developing the business to the next level and beyond”, he says.