Asha Gupta, presently Managing Director, Tupperware India and Area Vice President, Tupperware Brands – Asia Pacific has been appointed as Group President, Asia Pacific with effect from January 1, 2014. She will now be responsible for driving the growth and expansion of the entire of Asia Pacific region.
Ms. Gupta took over the reins of Tupperware India in late 2004 moving from Europe where she was the Marketing Director for Tupperware Nordics. Under her leadership, the Indian business has posted stellar growth and the brand Tupperware is now virtually a household name in India.
Asha has also won several awards and accolades, both internal and external because of her achievements. She has been recognized among the 50 Most Powerful Women in Indian Business by Business Today in 2013. Ms. Gupta has been featured in the prestigious Fortune India Magazine’s list of the ‘50 most powerful women in Business’ in both 2012 and 2013. She has also been the recipient of the ‘Woman Leadership Award’ by CMO Council Asia in 2013.
Following her move, Mr. Puneet Narula has been appointed as the Managing Director for Tupperware India. He has been associated with Tupperware seven years and has been working closely with Ms. Asha Gupta in the capacities of CFO and more recently as Deputy Managing Director. In 2011, he led entry of Tupperware in Bangladesh which is considered among the new emerging markets for Tupperware.
Prior to Tupperware, Mr. Narula worked in GlaxoSmithKline India for 10 years in various capacities in Finance and Business Development.