Tata Consumer Products, the consumer products company uniting the principal food and beverage interests of the Tata Group under one umbrella, announced the appointment of Gharry Eccles as president- International Business effective 17 January 2022. He will be based in Greenford, London. Adil Ahmad who currently holds this role will be retiring from the Company on 31 May 2022 after a successful tenure of 7 years. During his tenure, Adil led several initiatives to strengthen the International Business and deliver strong performance across key markets. Gharry will work closely with Adil over the next several months to ensure a smooth and seamless transition.
Gharry was earlier with Cereal Partners Worldwide– a joint venture between Nestle and General Mills, where he was vice-president, with business responsibility for the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand covering over 1000 employees, 3 factories and 2 research and development centres. He brings rich experience in consumer products from organizations such as PZ Cussons PLC, Muller Dairy, The Wrigley Company and Kimberly Clarke, Europe.
Tata Consumer Products Limited is a focused consumer products company uniting the principal food and beverage interests of the Tata Group under one umbrella. The Company’s portfolio of products includes tea, coffee, water, ready-to-drink, salt, pulses, spices, ready-to-cook and ready to eat offerings, breakfast cereals, snacks and mini-meals. Tata Consumer Products is the 2 largest branded tea company in the world. Its key beverage brands include tata tea, tetley, eight o’Clock coffee, tata coffee grand, himalayan natural mineral water, tata water plus and tata gluco plus. Its foods portfolio includes brands such as tata salt, tata sampann, tata soulfull and tata Q. In India, Tata Consumer Products has a reach of over 200 million households, giving it an unparalleled ability to leverage the Tata brand in consumer products. The Company has an annual turnover of Rs 11,600 cr with operations in India and International markets.