Chief Marketing Officer, Diageo India

Deepika Warrier leads the Marketing function at Diageo India (United Spirits Ltd) and is also a member of its Executive Committee. As the Chief Marketing Office, Deepika oversees marketing and innovation for Diageo India’s wide range of award-winning beverage alcohol portfolio.

She works alongside Anand Kripalu, MD and CEO of United Spirits Limited, as well as Diageo’s CMO Cristina Diezhandino.

Deepika has an outstanding track record of over 25 years in the industry. She spent 20 years with Pepsico, where she was instrumental in driving strategic development, innovation, brand equity enhancement and resource allocation across an extended range of refreshment beverages, and juice-based drinks.

In her journey at PepsiCo, Warrier held key positions, including that of the MD & CEO at NourishCo Beverages, formerly a 50:50 joint venture between PepsiCo India and Tata Consumer Products.

An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, Deepika also holds an honours degree from Lady Shriram College, Delhi University.