Raj Pudipeddi, who joined Airtel from P&G in February 2107 as director consumer business and CMO - India and South Asia, has decided to move on from the organization.

Meanwhile, as per an Economic Times report, Airtel has handed over CMO responsibilities to Vani Venkatesh. Venkatesh joined Airtel as CEO - Retail in November 2016 from Abbott Nutrition.

Before Abbott, Venkatesh worked with McKinsey & Company as a consultant for nine years, HUL for three years and Price Waterhouse for around three years.

Reportedly, Pudipeddi has cited family obligations as a reason behind his decision to move on from the telecom giant just a year after joining.

Pudipeddi was associated with P&G for over a decade; he resigned from the FMCG conglomerate as vice-president - North America Oral care in 2017. - Afaqs


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