Anil Viswanathan

Senior Director – Marketing (Chocolates), Insights & Analytics, Mondelez India

Anil Viswanathan is Director - Marketing (Chocolates) at Mondelez India Foods Private Ltd. and is responsible for spearheading the chocolates category. His role includes strategizing and landing the overall innovation & communication agenda on these brands and delivering the P&L for this category, in India.

Anil joined Mondelez India in May 2000 as a management trainee and has spent close to two decades in the company, across a variety of roles including Sales, Brand & Category marketing, Strategy and New Business Development. His journey in the company has taken him into Regional and Global roles and into different categories including Chocolates and Biscuits. In his last role in India, Anil was managing marketing for Chocolates. Most recently, Anil was a part of the Global Chocolate Team driving chocolate innovation based out of Zurich, Switzerland. One of his achievements has been the launch of Cadbury 5Star globally, which is now present in 3 continents including markets like Brazil and South Africa.

Anil holds a MBA in Marketing & Finance from IIM, Calcutta and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Madras. He is married to Sangeetha, who works for SNEHA, and they have a 10 year old daughter, Suhasini.