Chief Supply & Sustainability Officer
Jitendra Mahajan leads the Supply function at Diageo India. As Chief Supply & Sustainability Officer, Jitendra leads end-to-end Supply Chain for Diageo India. This includes Planning, Procurement, Manufacturing, Logistics, CRES and Technical functions. As Chief Sustainability Officer, Jitendra drives the sustainability work within our operations, including water preservation, focusing on an ambitious “Net Zero Carbon” initiative and ensuring that the company is sustainable by design and power circularity across the value chain.
In a career spanning 27 years, Jitendra has spearheaded several transformative initiatives across the value chain, from Sourcing to Consumer Fulfilment, while scaling up ESG performance.
Prior to joining Diageo, Jitendra was with Marico Limited as Chief Operating Officer – Supply Chain & IT. He was instrumental in driving end-to-end supply chain & IT for Marico’s India and International businesses. Jitendra has done extensive work in bringing industry-leading practices in manufacturing and procurement functions. Jitendra brought about an IT transformation through digitization, data analytics and Industry 4.0 automation projects, accelerating business benefits. He held key roles across all parts of Operations, including Production, Quality and Procurement.
Jitendra has worked in blue-chip companies such as Britannia Industries and Mahindra & Mahindra, prior to Marico.
Jitendra graduated in Engineering from the Walchand College of Engineering, Sangli and holds an MBA degree from Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.