Nestlé has designated Arvind Bhandari as the new Cluster Head for East and Horn of Africa, which structures part of Nestlé East and Southern Africa Region (ESAR). In this job, Bhandari will oversee activities in Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia, South Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda, and Uganda markets, based out of the Nestlé Kenya Office.
Bhandari joined Nestlé in 2004 as a Senior Brand Manager for Maggi Noodles at Nestlé India. He later moved to the culinary specialty unit at Nestlé South Africa, where he was instrumental in laying out the Maggi business on the lookout and driving forceful development in noodles. He has since gained ground inside the organization, possessing various jobs, including Director: Nestlé Dairy, and Vice President and Regional Business Head Nestlé Nutrition in the South Asia district.
In his new job, Bhandari drove the Nestlé Global Category across 40 nations around the world. He drove extraordinary development in Wyeth Nutrition at Nestlé situated in Switzerland through combination of business in China, pulling together on key business sectors and extension to new business sectors of Europe and Latin America.
In praising Bhandari on his arrangement, Bruno Olierhoek, Chairman and Managing Director at Nestlé ESAR, said, “We are eager to work intimately with Bhandari as he re-joins the East and Southern African Region to administer our business in East Africa. His interest for driving development and improvement has conveyed model outcomes, and we anticipate working with him as he proceeds with his extension inheritance for our brands. Key to his job will be the development of our open nourishment portfolio, assisting the business in the area with accomplishing its motivation of opening the force of food to upgrade the personal satisfaction for all.”
Bhandari is a graduated class of the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland, and he holds a Master of Business Administration from S P Jain Institute of Management and Research in Mumbai, India.
He expected the job on 01 August 2022, succeeding the past Cluster Head, Ng’entu Njeru, who has since assumed the job of Regional Commercial Manager, Nestlé ESAR,