Bharat’s association with Pidilite began as an Independent Director of the company in 2008.

His career has witnessed many achievements during his tenure at leading Indian and Global companies. In his last assignment, he was President – Global Chocolate, Gum and Candy Categories at Mondelez International, Zurich with worldwide responsibilities for the growth of these categories.

Bharat started his career with Asian Paints in 1982 and rose to the position of General Manager – Sales & Marketing. He then moved to Cadbury in 1998 as Director of Sales and Marketing for Cadbury India. In 2002, he was appointed Managing Director South Asia, after which he moved to Singapore in 2006 where he was responsible for Strategy, Marketing and Sales for the Asia Pacific region. From then onwards, a series of senior leadership positions at the country, region and global level shaped his career.

Bharat has completed his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.