Appointments to the GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd Board

Press Release
New Delhi, December 6, 2017

Appointments to the GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd Board

Navneet Saluja has been appointed as as the Managing Director of the Company with effect from January 1, 2018 in place of Manoj Kumar.

Subodh Bhargava will step down as Director and Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company on completion of his tenure on March 31, 2018.

 

Zubair Ahmed has been nominated as the “Non-Executive Chairman Designate” of the Board of the Company and will take over as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board with effect from April 1, 2018.


About GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd
GSK Consumer Healthcare Ltd is the category leader in Indian health food drinks industry. Our flagship product Horlicks leads the market, while Boost is among the top three health food drink brands that India prefers. Our manufacturing plants are located in Nabha, Rajahmundry and Sonepat. In India we have an engaged workforce of over 3500 employees. GSK also markets and distributes a range of everyday health products such as Eno, Crocin, Iodex and Sensodyne. Our marketing and distribution network comprises over 700 distributors and a direct coverage of over 8 lakh retail outlets.

GSK Consumer Healthcare Ltd is an associate of GlaxoSmithKline plc.of U.K, one of world’s largest consumer healthcare companies. We have a heritage that goes back over 160 years. Our purpose is to help more people around the world to do more, feel better and live longer with everyday healthcare products.  Our goal is to build a global, growing business - we call a Fast Moving Consumer Healthcare (FMCH) company - dedicated to everyday healthcare with all of the scientific expertise and quality guarantees that demands, working at the speed and with the genuine consumer understanding the modern world expects.

GSK Consumer Healthcare globally owns some of the world’s best loved healthcare brands, successful in over 100 countries. These include Sensodyne, Theraflu, Paradontax, Panadol, Polident, Otrivin, Horlicks and Physiogel

 

Media Contacts

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GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare

Deepa Dey: deepa.d.dey@gsk.com

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