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The Hershey India Appoints Geetika Mehta As Managing Director

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The Hershey Company, a leading global snacking company and the largest producer of quality chocolates in North America, announced the appointment of Geetika Mehta, as Managing Director, India effective from 1 st July 2021. India continues to remain a key focus market for Hershey International and the organization is committed to talent development and building leadership.

Geetika’s appointment will further strengthen the leadership at Hershey India. She will be reporting into Herjit Bhalla, VP, India and AEMEA at The Hershey Company who was recently elevated to a global role. Herjit reports directly to Rohit Grover, President, Hershey International.


Geetika is a seasoned leader who brings over 18 years of experience across commercial and consumer marketing. She has held important leadership roles in FMCG and food businesses for more than a decade, and has managed various categories including soups, noodles, spice mixes amongst others. 

She has also led the laundry detergents category for Unilever in markets like South Asia, Thailand, Brazil and South Africa. In her previous role at Hindustan Unilever as the General Manager for the Home and Hygiene business, Geetika delivered market-beating results on both top and bottom line and set up the business for sustained growth.


Mumbai, July 01, 2021