Herjit S Bhalla new MD of Hershey India

4 April, 2018

 

Hershey India the fourth largest confectioner maker in the world offers various flavored fruit drinks, pulps, nectars, purees, juices, and soymilks; flavored lollipops and candies; and chocolate and strawberry syrups. The company also exports fruit and mint candies, and butter toffees to the Middle East, Australia, and New Zealand. It serves depots and retail outlets through distributors in India

Hershey India’s product collection includes brands like Hershey’s Syrups, Hershey’s Milk Booster, Hershey’s Spreads, Hershey’s Milk Shakes, Sofit, Jolly Rancher, Brookside Chocolates, Jumpin, Nutrine and Smart Cook.

The Chocolate and confectionery firm Hershey India has appointed Herjit S Bhalla as its new Managing Director.

Bhalla along with him brings his extensive experience of over 16 years in sales and marketing management roles at Unilever in India, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, before joining Hershey India Hershey India said to the sources. He served on the board of directors with Metro Cash & Carry handling operations for north and east India, in his last position.

The Hershey Company President International Steven C. Schiller said, “I am sure and confident that Bhalla’s leadership will continue the footprints of our growth as India is a key focus market for Hershey, globally.”

Hershey said in November last year it would invest USD 50 million in India over the next five years to scale up its operations in the country.

The Hershey Company, had entered India through a joint venture with Godrej Group in 2008, but dissolved it four years later, buying out the entire stake. India is among the four key markets for the company globally outside North America.

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