Mr. Kumar Chander

KUMAR-CHANDER

Kumar is Managing Director, Southeast Asia, Wipro Unza and Director on the Board of Wipro Unza Holdings, Singapore.
Kumar joined Wipro Consumer Care in 1992 in Sales Function after a brief stint with Unilever. In his career spanning over 25 years, he has donned a variety of roles in Sales and Marketing before becoming the Marketing Head for India Business in 1997. In 2002, he took on the additional responsibility of managing the Lighting Business.

In 2007, Wipro Consumer Care acquired Unza Holdings and Kumar took on the responsibility of Liaison Director. In October 2009, Kumar became the Managing Director of Wipro Unza. In his current role, he oversees Wipro and LD Waxson South East Asia Operations in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia. In addition, he also takes care of the Yardley Business in India and the Middle East.

Kumar has grown Wipro Unza to be the second largest player in Personal Care in Malaysia. He has also supported the extension of Unza brands in new geographies including India. He played a pivotal role in Wipro’s acquisition of the LD Waxson in 2013.

Kumar is a silver medallist in Mathematical Statistics from Delhi University and has an MBA from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad.