Hewlett-Packard India (HP India) has appointed Lloyd Mathias as its Chief Marketing Officer, reports IndianTelevision.com. He will be taking over from Ranjivjit Singh who had quit HP recently. In this role, Mathias will be heading the marketing for HP’s personal computer and printers business.
Prior to this appointment, Mathias was the founder and director of GreenBean Ventures for about two years. Before this, he was the president and chief marketing officer of Tata Teleservices for about three years. He was also the chairman of Media Research Users Council (MRUC) for about three years and the co-chairman of CDMA Development Group Device Strategy Council (DSC) for about two years.
He’s also worked at Motorola as its Senior Director for Sales and Distribution (Mobile Devices) for India & South-West Asia for about three and a half years and at PepsiCo for about 11 and half years in various roles including Executive Vice President – Marketing for South Asia region. Besides this, he’s had stints at UB Group and Onida. He’s also been a venture advisor for Unitus Seed Fund since September 2013.
HP India had launched its e-commerce store at hpshopping.in last September. It offers HP’s laptops and tablets, desktops, monitors, printers and scanners, ink and toners, and accessories among others and is being managed by Savex Computers. The company had also pulled the plug on its web-based photo sharing and photo printing service Snapfish in India and three other countries in August last year.