Tata Consumer Products (TCP), the consumer products company uniting the principal food and beverage interests of the Tata Group under one umbrella, has announced the appointment of Tarun N P Varma as Global Chief Human Resources Officer. This is in line with the company’s focus on building a future ready organization and strengthening organization capability.
In his new role, Tarun will primarily be responsible for developing a competitive and compelling Employee Value Proposition (EVP) for TCP’s global organization besides embedding an integrated people agenda to accelerate delivery across all the pillars of TCP’s business strategy. He will be based in Mumbai and report to Sunil D’Souza, MD & CEO, Tata Consumer Products.
Tarun comes with over two decades of experience, having joined Tata Consumer Products from Shell Plc. where he last served as Vice President – HR for the Global Technology division. He earlier led the HR function for Shell Group of Companies in India. Prior to this, he held multiple HR leadership roles across leading multinational corporations such as Vodafone, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, and Nestle.
On the new appointment, Sunil D’Souza, MD & CEO, Tata Consumer Products, said “We are excited to welcome Tarun to the leadership team at TCP. A strong people agenda which is integrated with our business strategy will be critical in enabling TCP’s transformation journey to become a best in class FMCG company. Tarun’s belief in the power of DE&I, building organization capability and his experience in diverse HR roles across leading companies and sectors will help us further strengthen and accelerate our people agenda.
We would like to thank Amit Chincholikar who will be moving from TCP, for all his contributions in strengthening our organization and fostering a culture of excellence. We wish him the very best in his future endeavours.”
Tarun Varma, Global Chief Human Resources Officer, Tata Consumer Products said “ I am delighted to be joining TCP at an exciting juncture in its growth and transformation journey. The FMCG sector is evolving rapidly and I look forward to helping build a strong and progressive people agenda to enable TCP’s transformation & growth ambition. “
About Tata Consumer Products Limited
Tata Consumer Products Limited is a focused consumer products company uniting the principal food and beverage interests of the Tata Group under one umbrella. The Company’s portfolio of products includes tea, coffee, water, RTD, salt, pulses, spices, ready-to-cook and ready-to-eat offerings, breakfast cereals, snacks and mini meals. Tata Consumer Products is the 2nd largest branded tea company in the world. Its key beverage brands include Tata Tea, Tetley, Eight O’Clock Coffee, Tata Coffee Grand, Himalayan Natural Mineral Water, Tata Water Plus and Tata Gluco Plus. Its foods portfolio includes brands such as Tata Salt, Tata Sampann, Tata Soulfull and Tata Q. In India, Tata Consumer Products has a reach of over 201 million households, giving it an unparalleled ability to leverage the Tata brand in consumer products. The Company has a consolidated annual turnover of ~Rs. 12,425 Crs with operations in India and International markets. For more information, please visit https://www.tataconsumer.com/