United Breweries appoints Vivek Gupta as MD & CEO

September 07, 2023 07:59 pm | Updated 08:00 pm IST - Bengaluru

United Breweries Ltd. (UBL), a part of the Heineken Company, has appointed Vivek Gupta as Managing Director and CEO with effect from September 25.

Along with the UBL leadership team, Mr. Gupta would be responsible for driving sustainable growth for the company. He will lead the premiumisation of UBL’s portfolio, including strengthening the iconicity of Kingfisher, UBL said in a statement on Thursday.

Mr. Gupta will be joining UBL from Udaan.com. He had spent more than two decades in leadership and commercial roles at P&G, working across various categories, from everyday consumption to premium categories. His last position with P&G was as Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand.

0 / 0
Sign in to unlock member-only benefits!
  • Access 10 free stories every month
  • Save stories to read later
  • Access to comment on every story
  • Sign-up/manage your newsletter subscriptions with a single click
  • Get notified by email for early access to discounts & offers on our products
Sign in


Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide by our community guidelines for posting your comments.

We have migrated to a new commenting platform. If you are already a registered user of The Hindu and logged in, you may continue to engage with our articles. If you do not have an account please register and login to post comments. Users can access their older comments by logging into their accounts on Vuukle.