'Innovation – Strategy for survival & status quo OR differentiation and growth?'
Sunder Hemrajani is a senior executive with over 30 years experience in Sales, Marketing and General Management functions in leading Consumer Goods, Financial Services and Media companies. He had a 14 year stint with Hindustan Unilever Ltd. where he handled senior assignments in HPC (Home & Personal Care) and Foods businesses. He was a part of the team which conceptualized and implemented ‘Operation Harvest’, Unilever’s foray into rural hinterland in the 90s. Sunder moved to Whirlpool in 1995 as Vice President-Sales, where he was involved in successful integration of the Refrigerator and Washer businesses and the launch of Whirlpool brand in India. In 1999, he joined PepsiCo to lead the company-owned bottling operation in North and East and subsequently moved to corporate office where he was Executive Director-Sales for South Asia Business Unit. He also spent a year at Reliance Capital where he was President Distribution.
He is currently the Managing Director of Times Innovative Media Ltd., leading player in the Out of Home media business in India. He is also a guest faculty at Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), University of Delhi for the MBA Program.
Sunder is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, he did his graduation in Mechanical Engg. from Delhi College of Engg, University of Delhi and his MBA from FMS, University of Delhi. He passed out of Modern School,Barakhamba Road in 1972.