Marico appoints Somasree Bose Awasthi as CMO

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Somasree Bose Awasthi moves on from Godrej Consumer Products to become CMO at Marico.

FMCG giant Marico has appointed Somasree Bose Awasthi as its CMO. Before Marico, Awasthi’s stint was with Godrej Consumer Products as its CMO.

Awasthi started her professional journey with Godrej as a management trainee in 2003, initially a part of Sara Lee Business, then continued with Godrej Consumer Products post the merger.

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“We are delighted to welcome Somasree Bose Awasthi to Marico. She joins us as the Chief Marketing Officer & will be an Executive Committee Member at Marico Limited. She comes with over 19 years of experience across consumer products and FMCG industry. We are confident that with her wealth of experience, she will contribute significantly to take Marico to greater heights,” Marico’s official page shared on LinkedIn.

Previously, as Godrej’s CMO, she was leading the marketing for the homecare category which includes brands like Good knight, HIT which are market leader in the household insecticides segment, Godrej aer which is the market leader in the air fresheners segment, Godrej Ezee and Genteel in fabric detergents category. She also launched Godrej ProClean, a home hygiene brand. 

She was promoted to Godrej’s CMO role in October 2021 from Head of Marketing. She finished her Masters in Business Administration from XIMB in 2003 and comes from an Engineering background.