Manoj Kumar is the Managing Director /Area General Manager, India Sub Continent for GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare. He has joined the company on June, 2015.
During his 29 year long career, he has also worked with Unilever, Gillette and Proctor & Gamble, across Sales, Marketing and General Management roles in markets including India, Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
In his last assignment he was the Managing Director / Vice President with Proctor & Gamble, Australia & New Zealand.
Manoj started his career with Unilever and moved to Gillette in 1991. During his stint there, he worked across various businesses like Gillette Grooming Blades, Batteries and Oral Care. In 2001, he became the Regional Business Director for Battery and then for Grooming & Personal Care. Within a few years, he moved to Switzerland to take over as the Marketing Director for Blades and Razors. Post the acquisition of Gillette by Procter & Gamble, his Marketing mandate expanded to Central Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA).
In 2009 he moved into General Management role as Managing Director, Nigeria & Vice President, West Africa, responsible for Nigeria and 22 other West/ Central African countries. In 2013, Manoj moved to Sydney as Managing Director/Vice President, Australia & New Zealand.
Manoj is an alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad.