Hina Nagarajan

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Hina Nagarajan

Hina was the Managing Director, Diageo - Africa Emerging Markets (AEM) since August 2018, where she was leading business operations across Ghana, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Indian Ocean, Angola and other WACA countries.

A passionate leader known to drive change, with over three decades of experience in the FMCG industry, Hina has held several leadership positions at Reckitt, Mary Kay India and Nestlé India. Hina is an accomplished senior leader with a proven track record in business transformation and development in complex emerging markets. She has a unique and versatile experience of building high quality and growth businesses in the diverse power markets of India, China, SE Asia and Africa across several sectors (food & beverage, health & hygiene, nutrition, beauty, home décor).

She has also been an active and passionate advocate for inclusion and diversity in Africa and Diageo more broadly. As a top woman leader, she is also a strong advocate of creating opportunities for women and has contributed extensively to Inclusion & Diversity Programmes. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Delhi University and MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.