Dutch Lady Milk Industries (Dutch Lady) has appointed Tarang Gupta as its new managing director, effective 1 January, 2018.
He succeeds Saw Chooi Lee, who will remain on the company’s board of directors as its non-independent non-executive director.
Gupta is currently the marketing director of FrieslandCampina Nigeria, a position he has held since July 2014. At FrieslandCampina Nigeria, he is tasked, among others, to restructure commercial organisation (marketing and medical) to fuel future growth and build strong digital capability for the brand in becoming one of the top FMCGs in Nigeria.
Gupta has 16 years of commercial experience, including tenure with Sara Lee International in Kuala Lumpur. He was previously the international marketing director, infant and toddler nutrition for FrieslandCampina AMEA, Singapore from 2010 to 2014.