is the Director - Finance & Control of Nestlé Lanka PLC, effective 1 January 2018. He is a gold medalist Chartered Accountant and also a Cost Accountant, with a rich and varied experience in the field of Auditing, Costing, Accounting & Reporting, Controlling, and Business Partnering across India, Africa (Ghana) and Switzerland.
Gurcharan’s career at Nestlé spans over 20 years. He joined Nestlé India in 1996 and was involved in a number of assignments in Finance & Control before moving to Ghana as Factory Controller in 2006. In early 2009, he moved to Nestlé’s headquarters in Switzerland in the position of Market Reporting Controller for the Nestlé group. Gurcharan later on went on to becoming a Reporting Specialist. He returned to Nestlé India in 2012 as Head of Accounting and Reporting for the South Asia Region. He took over as Sales Controller for Nestlé India in 2014 before joining Nestlé Lanka in 2018.
At Nestlé Lanka, Gurcharan provides overall leadership to the Finance & Control, Corporate Legal, and Information Services and Information Technology functions, and supports cross-functional teams to deliver business results for the company.