MD, Whirlpool

Vishal Bhola, Managing Director of Whirlpool of India, is an engineering graduate and holds a post-graduate diploma in management from IIM Bangalore. An astute business leader and marketing veteran, he has built brands and businesses across multiple geographies and has led critical digital transformation initiatives. Prior to joining Whirlpool, he had a 23-year stint at Unilever wearing several leadership hats during his tenure where he led strategy and innovation development across different verticals. In his last role at Unilever, he was heading their Global Water Business. He has rich experience in general management, strategy, sales, marketing, and innovation in consumer goods industries and has been instrumental in Whirlpool’s growth over the last two years.