Sunil D’Souza appointed as MD of Whirlpool India
Sunil D’Souza was appointed as Managing Director (MD) of India’s home appliances maker Whirlpool. Prior to this appointment he was Head of PepsiCo’s VIMAPS Business Unit located in Malaysia.
In his 15 years of career with PepsiCo, he had held various senior management positions in Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam and India.
He also has rich experience in Sunil’s rich and diverse experience across various fields including general management, sales, marketing, strategy and innovation in consumer-driven industries.
Apart from this appointment, Whirlpool also announced that Arvind Uppal incumbent President, Asia Pacific, Whirlpool Corporation and WIL CMD will continue as Executive Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors.
- Whirlpool is one of the world’s largest consumer durables firms in the world.
- It has about 20 billion dollar turn over in annual sales and employees around 100,000 people. Till 2014, it had 70 manufacturing and technology research centres globally.
- Presently company markets brands like Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Brastemp, Consul, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Amana, Indesit and other major brand names in more than 170 countries.