Wrigley's gets new MD

Deepak Iyer gets the position.

Wrigley India has appointed Deepak Iyer as its Managing Director with effect from January 3, 2013. “This appointment follows the departure of Gautam Sharma, the former Managing Director of Wrigley India, who resigned from the company to pursue a new career,” the company said in a statement.

Deepak would be responsible for developing the business strategy to drive growth across various functions and brands of Wrigley India. 

Before joining Wrigley, Deepak spent 16 years in PepsiCo where he handled a portfolio ranging from sales and general management functions.

Wrigley, which markets products like Double Mint and Orbit in India, is a subsidiary of the US-based Mars Inc.