Anand Kripalu

MD & CEO Diageo India, Member Diageo Global Executive

As Managing Director & CEO, Anand Kripalu is leading USL’s transformation journey. He was formerly President, India and South East Asia at Mondelez International, President Asia and MD of Cadbury India and worked at Hindustan Unilever for 22 years. He is on the Board of IIM, Jammu and was on the board of Marico Ltd for 10 years. He has been the Past Chairman of CIABC (Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies) as well as Past Chair of the CII National FMCG Committee. He has also been on the Managing Committee of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry as well as on the National Executive Committee of FICCI. 

Anand has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata, from where he has received the Distinguished Alumnus Award. He has completed the Advanced Management Program from Wharton Business School.