Naveen Pandey, CEO, Unibic Foods

Naveen Pandey, Marico’s head has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of FMCG company Unibic Foods. In this new role, Pandey will be responsible for leading the strategic direction and growth journey of the company.

Welcoming Pandey to the team, Sandeep Reddy, chairman of board of directors, Unibic, said, “His extensive background in FMCG should help Unibic gain further ground in the dynamic Indian foods industry and drive the organisation towards higher profitability. He will contribute to develop strategic alliances and expand Unibic’s presence in India and in international markets.”

On taking up the new role, Pandey said, “Given the dynamic of the foods business industry, Unibic’s modus operandi and strategy is sure to attract new consumers, strengthen the existing customer base and dial up business growth.”

Naveen Pandey comes with over two decades of senior management experience in the Indian FMCG space. His last assignment before joining Unibic was as the head of Marico’s new foods’ business unit. In the past, he was associated with PepsiCo, Asian Paints.