Bata appoints an Indian as CEO for the 1st time in 126-year history
Bata, Swiss-domiciled multinational footwear and fashion accessory manufacturer on November 30 announced the appointment of Sandeep Kataria as CEO, effective immediately.
With this, Kataria becomes the first Indian to be elevated to the global CEO role of Bata in the company’s 126-year history. He takes over from Alexis Nasard, who is stepping down after almost five years in the role.
Kataria, who joined Bata India as CEO in 2017 had earlier worked with leading global firms such as Unilever, Yum Brands and Vodafone in India and Europe.