Himanshu Khanna

Director Sales, Strategy & Marketing at Beam Suntory

Gurugram, Haryana, India

marketing strategy Strategic Projects Sales&Marketing Branding Advertising

Business leader with 24 years of proven track record of building global consumer brands and consistently delivering business results.

Worked extensively in highly competitive matrix environments where collaboration with global stakeholder across geographies is critical to success.

Experience across categories, consumer types & age segments to devise strategies based on strong consumer insights.

Good understanding and implementation of different Route to Markets and their challenges.

Firsthand knowledge of building, leading and mentoring large and diverse teams across geographies.

Successful tenures with leading multinational organizations – Nestle, Cadbury, PepsiCo, Wrigley’s, GlaxoSmithKline and Beam Suntory.

Career development & leadership models followed by these companies have helped to build strong business & people-based fundamentals.


Director Sales & Marketing, Indian Sub Continent (ISC) at Beam Suntory

Jul 2015 - Present

Head of Marketing - Nutriions at GlaxoSmithKline India Pvt. Ltd.

Sep 2013 - Jul 2015

Director Marketing at Wrigley India Pvt. Ltd.

Mar 2008 - Aug 2013

Vice President Marketing at PepsiCo

Nov 2004 - Feb 2008

Business Manager - Mass Markets at Cadbury India Pvt Ltd

May 2000 - Oct 2004

Area Sales Manager - Western Uttar Pradesh at Nestle India Pvt. Ltd.

May 1994 - Apr 2000


MBA - Marketing at Faculty Of Management Studies

May 1992 - Apr 1994

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