Consultant. Speaker. Author.
Sanjay Khosla is a Senior Fellow at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA. He is a keynote speaker and consultant for many companies across the globe. Sanjay recently authored a book, “Fewer Bigger Bolder: From Mindless Expansion to Focused Growth,” which was named the Best Business Book of 2014 by The Globe and Mail and one of the 10 Mind-Altering Business Books of 2014 by the Huffington Post.
Sanjay was President of Kraft Foods, Developing Markets until March 2013, where he was responsible for 65,000 people in over 60 countries and iconic brands like Cadbury, Oreo, Milka and Trident. Sanjay transformed the business from $5 billion to $16 billion in 6 years, while improving profitability by 50 percent.
Before joining Kraft Foods, Sanjay turned around the $3 Billion consumer business of Fonterra, a global dairy company based in New Zealand. Prior to his tenure at Fonterra, Sanjay enjoyed a successful 27-year career with Unilever based in the UK, Europe and India. Sanjay implemented a bold programme (Paint the World Yellow with Lipton) as Chairman of the Global Category Board for Unilever Beverages. Sanjay also created the Wheel detergents business in India, which is one of Unilever’s largest brands in India.
He is on the board of Zoetis Inc. (formerly Pfizer Animal Health), Iconix Brand Group, and
NIIT Ltd. Previously Sanjay was on the board of Hindustan Unilever, Best Buy Inc. and Big Heart Pet Brands (formerly Del Monte). He was co-chair of the Nestle/Fonterra joint
venture for the Americas and on the board of the Lipton/Pepsi joint venture.