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Neeraj Kumar

Neeraj Kumar

Marketing director, Asia

Beam Suntory Asia

Neeraj Kumar is a consumer marketing, commercial sales and business strategy leader, with 24 years in brand building, commercial acumen and strategy. Presently, he is the marketing director for Beam Suntory Asia, based in Singapore.

As the regional marketing director covering China, Taiwan, Korea and Southeast Asia, he has been involved in the country growth strategy, brand portfolio development, the consumer insights-led innovation agenda and supporting channel development and the wider marketing mix.

Before moving to Singapore in 2016, he served as the global brands director, based in Sydney, and as the commercial director for India. His past roles include building bridges from concept to consumer at Electrolux and PepsiCo.