Rajesh Parida, a veteran of the Indian alcobev industry has joined Allied Blenders & Distillers ABD) India as Director – Corporate Affairs, Public Relations and CSR and will work out of their Mumbai headquarters.
Rajesh has worked across across industry sectors with 25 years of rich experience in handling Public Policy & Advocacy, Regulatory Affairs, Communications, Media relations & CSR in Defence public sector and private sectors in FMCG/Alco-beverages, Engineering businesses, Earth Moving, Mining & Construction vehicles, Rail & Metro, Aerospace, Shipbuilding, Mines & Metals, ISP, Infocomm & Electronic media.
Rajesh has joined ABD post his last stint with Pernod Ricard India where he has worked for more than 12 years as Head – Corporate Affairs and CSR, looking after South & Eastern markets in India and Srilanka. He has also worked in International Trade & Public Affairs, based at Brussels.
ABD leads the alcohol beverages space in India and export markets with leading brands as Officers Choice , Officers Choice Blue , Sterling Reserve , Jolly Roger and Kyron.
In his earlier stints, he has worked with BEML LIMITED, Goa Shipyard Ltd., Reliance Engineering Associates Ltd.(RIL Group) and Indian Charge Chrome Ltd(IMFA Group).
Rajesh is an alumnus of Indian institute of Mass Communication, has completed his PGDM in Marketing from Goa Institute of Management Studies, PGDM in Public Relations from Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, New Delhi.