An Indian origin woman born and raised in Leicester has been appointed as Coke's Vice President for Merger and Acquisition (M&A) and new ventures in India and South-West Asia.
Sarvita Sethi, a chartered accountant was previously the region's vice-president for finance at the organisation. Prior to her role with the American beverage giant, Sethi worked for the supermarket giant Sainsbury’s, Viacom, and Yum! Restaurants International in the UK ad started her career as an audit manager for PwC in London in 1996. Coca-Cola India and South-West Asia includes Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Nepal, and Bhutan, besides India, and supplies its drinks through a network of more than 2.6 million stores. It provides direct employment to 25,000 people and indirect employment to more than 150,000 people.