PepsiCo’s Praveen Someshwar is all set to join HT Media Ltd as its new CEO & MD. Prior to this role, Someshwar was leading PepsiCo in the NAPIM -North Asia, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore as SVP & GM.
Someshwar started his career with ICI India Ltd, where he did stints accounting for Commercial (North) and was Business Accounts Manager when he left ICI in 1994. He joined PepsiCo as Finance Manager – Mumbai in 1994. He later moved to the position of MUGM -West in 2004 and then in 2005 he took over as India Planning Director. In 2007, Someshwar took over as India Beverages CFO, and then was appointed as Chief Operating Officer for the Bottling Operations PepsiCo India in the year 2009. In 2014 he was appointed as SVP &GM, PepsiCo, NAPIM.