Pearson has announced the appointment of Deepak Mehrotra as the new Managing Director for its India business. He will lead a growing team to capitalise on Pearson’s strength in the Indian education sector and bolster its diversifying business. Deepak will be joining Pearson from Monday, October 21, 2013.
Deepak, who was previously associated with Micromax as the Chief Executive Officer for the last two years, has been credited for strong business performance through product revamping and improving trade partnerships. Prior to this, He has served as Executive Director- Mobility for North, West and South regions at Bharti Airtel.
Bringing 25 years of expertise in cross industrial and cross functional areas such as manufacturing, sales, distribution and operations, Deepak is now all set to elevate Pearson India’s business to the next level.
A post graduate of Jamnalal Bajaj Institute, Deepak also holds engineering degree from University of Roorkee. He began his career with Asian Paints and worked his way upwards to become the Regional Vice President at Coca Cola.