Inspirational leader. Develop People & Organizations. Board Director. Venture Capitalist.Outstanding Communicator. Marketing & Strategy Guru. Global C suite Executive with over 34 years of global experience in Leadership roles across a diverse set of environmentsin both emerging and developed markets, including as Executive Board Director for NESTLE in Asia, Oceania & Africa and also as Global CEO for Nestlé Nutrition.in charge of markets all over the world including US, Europe & Latam. Key areas:  Turnaround situations and Crisis Management. 2. Transformation of Old Economy Businesses with "Tech based" inputs & Innovation. 3. Leadership and Coaching in the new "Tech led" and "Sharing Economy". 4. Emerging Markets, Globalization and Cross Cultural operations, Sales & Distribution. 5. Consumer Engagement through Experiential Marketing, Neuro-marketing and digital. 6. Corporate Social Responsibility and Creating Shared Value through Social engagement. Nandu is actively involved in using his expertise and experience to help guide companies through this fast changing world.


  • Program for Executive Development (A Ten week “Intensive Business Management” course spread over two modules of 5 weeks each), IMD Lausanne 2001
  • Post Graduate in Management and Business Administration (PGDM) (Marketing and General Management), IIM, Ahmedabad 1982
  • B. Tech. (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science), IIT Delhi 1980


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