Dalmia Bharat appoints Sundeep Kumar as Executive Director

March 10 2016,  10.49 PM IST || Pocket News Alert

New Delhi, March 9, 2016: Dalmia Bharat Group (www.dalmiabharat.com) today announced the appointment of Mr. Sundeep Kumar as Executive Director, Corporate Affairs and Communication. In this role, Sundeep will be responsible for the company’s policy and regulatory agenda for sustainable business growth, besides shaping the external and internal image of the organization amongst various stakeholders.

Commenting on the appointment, Mahendra Singhi, Group CEO said “We continue to strengthen our leadership team and are pleased to have Sundeep on board to lead our corporate affairs and communication strategy. He brings a unique blend of corporate affairs understanding with the ability to lead and drive brand management. We are confident that his expertise and skills will be a tremendous asset.”

Sundeep brings on board over 36 years of rich experience in the field of communications and general management. He joins Dalmia Bharat Group from Novartis Healthcare, where he was Head Corporate & Public Affairs. Prior to Novartis Healthcare, Sundeep has held senior management positions in Corporate Affairs and Communication at SAB Miller India and Godfrey Phillips. He has also worked as a Director with Enterprise Nexus Communications.
Sundeep Kumar, Executive Director, Corporate Affairs & Communications, Dalmia Bharat Group said "I am delighted to lead this mandate for Dalmia Bharat. It is an eventful time in the building materials and manufacturing sectors and we are on the cusp of a sea change in the way we see, deploy and interact with the built environment. The company and the brand enjoy a strong reputation, produce great products and hold tremendous promise. My vision is to actualize and articulate this intrinsic value for the next stage of our growth.”

Sundeep is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and has received several notable international awards during the course of his career: India's first Cannes Silver Lion, the Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness (AME) Silver Award at the New York Festival and has been recognized by the International Advertising Association for his professional contribution in the field of advertising, marketing and marketing communications. He is a frequent speaker at premier institutions such as XLRI, IAS Academy and MICA. His writings have been published in various peer reviewed journals and newspapers.