The Board of Directors of Gillette India Limited, at its meeting held today, have appointed Mr. L. V. Vaidyanathan as Managing Director of the Company for a period of five years effective July 1, 2022.
Mr. L. V. Vaidyanathan will take over from Mr. Madhusudan Gopalan, who is going to take on an important leadership role within P&G as Senior Vice President – Grooming & Oral Care, P&G Japan & Korea, and has tendered his resignation as Managing Director of the Company effective June 30, 2022.
Mr. L. V. Vaidyanathan has completed his Bachelor of Engineering (Mech.) from National Institute of Technology, Nagpur and has an MBA from IIM-Ahmedabad. Mr. L. V. Vaidyanathan started his career with P&G in India in 1996 in the Sales function and worked in various leadership roles.
He has more than 26 years of experience across diverse geographies and cultures like India and ASEAN countries including Singapore, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. He is currently leading the P&G business in Indonesia as CEO where he has been responsible for industry-leading growth and value creation.
Mr. L. V. Vaidyanathan’s appointment is subject to allotment of Director Identification Number by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, approval of the Shareholders of the Company and approval of Central Government.