New Delhi, 28th 2019: Coca-Cola India has announced the appointment of Nishi Kulshreshtha Chaturvedi as Vice President, Human Resources, India and South West Asia. Nishi will lead talent recruitment and advancement, performance enablement, and leadership development functions for the company in India and South West Asia.

Nishi Kulshreshtha Chaturvedi, a Coca-Cola veteran who has risen through the ranks within the Coca-Cola system, joined the company in 2012, as National Head-Human Resources as part of Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd (HCCB). During this stint with HCCB, Nishi worked as HR Business Partner, led leadership talent acquisition, and women leadership development and mentoring initiatives. In her previous role, as Director – Workplace Accountability, she was pivotal in overseeing the implementation of the Coca-Cola Human & Workplace Rights.

Announcing the news, T. Krishnakumar, President, Coca-Cola India & South West Asia, said, “We at Coca-Cola are committed to developing and nurturing internal talent.  Nishi has extensive experience and a natural flair for working with people in bringing out the best in them. We’re looking forward to her leadership in developing resilient leaders for the company who can withstand the rapidly-evolving external environment and serve as role models for the next generation.”

Within Coca-Cola System, Nishi has played a significant role in leading the talent management strategy and ensuring legal workplace compliance. She is passionate about diversity and is a strong advocate for women leadership and development. She also led the Bottling Investments Group (BIG)-Women Leadership Development Program— “Achieve your Best Self

Nishi has 20 plus years of work experience in Human Resources across FMCG, Healthcare, Oil & Gas and Energy sectors working with Schneider Electric, Cairn Energy and Baxter Healthcare prior to Coca-Cola.

About Coca-Cola India 
Coca-Cola in India is one of the country’s leading beverage companies, offering a range of healthy, safe, high quality, refreshing beverage options to consumers. Since its re-entry in 1993, the company has been refreshing consumers with its beverage products – Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero, Diet Coke, Thums Up, Thums Up Charged, Thums Up Charged No Sugar, Fanta, Limca, Sprite, Maaza, VIO "flavoured milk, Minute Maid range of juices, Minute Maid Smoothie and Minute Maid Vitingo, Georgia range of hot and cold tea and coffee options, Aquarius and Aquarius Glucocharge, Schweppes, SmartWater, Kinley and Bonaqua packaged drinking water and Kinley Club Soda. The Company along with its owned bottling operation and other bottling partners, through a strong network of over 2.6 million retail outlets, touches the lives of millions of consumers, at a rate of more than 500 servings per second. Its brands are some of the most preferred and most sold beverages in the country – Thums Up and Sprite – being the top two selling sparkling beverages. 

The Coca-Cola India system provides direct employment to 25,000 people and indirect employment to more than 150,000 people. The Coca-Cola system in India is contributing in its own small way to building sustainable communities through community initiatives like Mission Recycling, Clean Shores, Parivartan and Unnati and by reducing its own environmental footprint.

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