Mr. Ravi Rajagopal served as Managing Director of DIAGEO India Pvt Ltd. since May 2005. Mr. Rajagopal served as the Global Head of Business Development of Diageo plc from September 2010 to September 2015. Mr. Rajagopal joined Diageo in 1997 and held a variety of roles covering regional finance and group controller.
Mr. Rajagopal has been a Non-Executive Director of United Spirits Limited since July 04, 2013. Previously, Mr. Rajagopal held progressively larger roles from 1979 to 1995 at ITC Ltd., India with experiences covering a spectrum of businesses including Paper and Packaging, Cement, Leaf Tobacco, Cigarettes. At the time of leaving, he was head of Finance and Commercial for Agri – Businesses, a major diversification into Seeds, Edible Oils and Animal Feeds.
Mr. Rajagopal is Chartered Accountant and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.