Gaurav Anand is Chief Digital & Marketing Officer at L’Oréal India and drives the integration of consumer insights, data, strategy, media and consumer advisory functions to enable L’Oréal’s digital-first brands to deliver accelerated growth on online platforms.
Gaurav moved to L’Oréal India from PepsiCo Europe where he led the snacks business for central Europe and digitization of sales strategy for Europe.
With experience across multiple geographies and diverse categories, he has built core expertise in business strategy & development, customer acquisition, motivating millennials, growing brands with digital & data. One of the key components throughout his career is leveraging digital across all business and people touchpoints to drive disruptive and profitable business growth and creating the best place to work for digital and marketing enthusiasts.
Previously, he was also leading digital marketing for P&G SK-II Global Brand (Premium Skincare) in Singapore. He also led the business development function for Facebook in different geographies in FMCG, Consumer Goods and Tech companies. He has created a scalable model for both digital savvy and digital enthusiast clients across S.E. Asia to build both personalized awareness as well as data-backed conversion marketing.
Gaurav is an MBA from Oxford University and has a Bachelor’s in Engineering from MIT, India.