GSK Consumer Healthcare appoints Anurita Chopra as Area Marketing Lead – Oral Health

GSK Consumer Healthcare appoints Anurita Chopra as Area Marketing Lead – Oral Health


Gurgaon, May 02, 2016: GSK Consumer Healthcare Ltd, today announced the appointment of Anurita Chopra as Area Marketing Lead – Oral Health, ISC. Based in Gurgaon, Anurita will report to Manoj Kumar, Managing Director for India Sub-Continent. She will succeed Charubala Sheshadri who moves on to Nyon, Switzerland, as Global Marketing Director for Respiratory Health.

Announcing the appointment, Manoj Kumar, Managing Director, GSK Consumer Healthcare, said “Anurita brings with her over 16 years of rich consumer marketing and brand management experience and has an exceptional track record of business successes in each of her previous roles. I am confident that under her able leadership our Oral Health Care category will deliver on our aggressive growth plans.

On her appointment, Anurita Chopra said, “GSK Consumer Healthcare has iconic brands that have become a part of our lives in India. I am excited to be a part of this success story and work with the young team of to augment the reach and reputation of power brand like Sensodyne”

Anurita joins GSK Consumer Healthcare from Philips India where she was the Business Head for the Personal Care category. She spent substantial time with Nokia in India, before joining Philips. Prior to this, Anurita worked with PepsiCo and Hindustan Unilever.

Anurita holds a Masters degree from SP Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai.

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, Sonepat and Hyderabad. In India we have an engaged workforce of over 4700 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, Voltaren, Theraflu, Paradontax, Panadol, Polident, Otrivin, Horlicks and Physiogel.


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