Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer
Pradeep Jain is the Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer at Diageo India. He is also a member of Diageo’s Global Finance Leadership and Diageo India’s Executive Committee. His responsibilities include overseeing Finance, Accounting, Treasury, Tax, Governance, Compliance, Investor Relations, Secretarial, Business Strategy, and IT functions. Pradeep is also leading Diageo India’s digital transformation journey and productivity initiatives to achieve greater performance across the business value chain.
An experienced Finance professional, Pradeep has spearheaded several organisation-wide transformation initiatives from sourcing to consumer fulfilment while scaling ESG performance. A problem-solver, Pradeep has leveraged data-driven insights and a customer-centric approach to steer the organisation through complex business environments. He is a massive advocate of the people agenda and has worked passionately to build varied capabilities within the finance team. He has been instrumental in establishing governance standards within the Company.
Prior to joining Diageo, Pradeep held leadership positions across well-known organisations such as Eicher Motors, PepsiCo, and Pidilite Industries. As an agile leader, with an outstanding track record of over 25 years across sectors, Pradeep has a vast experience in general finance and strategic financial planning, treasury, controllership, optimal capital structuring and allocation, global organisation design and performance transformation. He has also played a pivotal role in leading and building large finance teams, and honed their capabilities in pursuance of organisational strategies and future-proofing the organisation.
Pradeep is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and an alumnus of the Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University.