Saugata Gupta is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Marico Limited. Under his leadership, Marico today is amongst India’s 5 Best Workplaces in FMCG as per Great Place to Work® Institute (India). Saugata was ranked #4 in FMCG and #47 pan-India in the Top 100 CEOs list by Business Today-PWC in 2017 and was ranked ‘India’s Most Valuable CEOs by BW BusinessWorld in 2016 and 2018. He was also awarded the Best CEO (Private Sector) at the Forbes India Leadership Awards 2019.
Saugata started his career with Cadbury (now Mondelez) following which he joined ICICI Prudential as Chief of Marketing and Group Sales He is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
MD and CEO at Marico Limited, one of India’s leading consumer products companies. He also serves on the boards of Broadcast Audience Research Council, Marico Innovation Foundation, Chairman Indian Society of Advertisers, Ashok Leyland, and Beaute Cosmetique Societe Par Actions. Saugata is an alumnus of IIM-Bangalore and IIT-Kharagpur.