GSK has announced the appointment of Prashant Pandey as the marketing director for its consumer healthcare division in India.
Pandey takes over from Jayant Singh, who is moving to become vice president and general manager for GSK Consumer Healthcare Brazil. The changes come into effect from 1 February.
Former JWT executive Pandey first GSK in 2008 as marketing head for its Horlicks brand, before being promoted to his current role of category development director, Family Nutrition ISC.
In his new role, he will join the pharmaceutical firm’s India leadership team, reporting to GSK Consumer Healthcare India managing director Zubair Ahmed.
In his new Brazilian role, meanwhile, Singh will oversee all strategy, growth and commercial decisions, reporting to GSK Consumer Healthcare APL (Asia, Pacific and Latina) president John Sayers.
Ahmed said: “[Singh’s] contribution to the Indian sub-continent business has been remarkable. I am sure he will drive similar levels of performance in his new role. I am also delighted to welcome Prashant. His vast knowledge of the company and functional expertise are sure to bring in new dimensions to the team. I wish him all success.”