Mumbai, India, 21st December 2023 – Orkla India, a portfolio company of Norwegian industrial investment firm Orkla ASA, announces the appointment of Ms. Suniana Calapa as Director of Finance and IT. This significant addition to the executive committee aligns with Orkla India’s ongoing strategy of enhancing operational efficiency and driving strategic growth.
Commenting on this significant appointment, Sanjay Sharma, Chief Executive Officer of Orkla India, said, “It gives us immense pleasure to welcome Suniana Calapa as Director of Finance and IT at Orkla India. Her proven track record and leadership will drive financial and technological efficiencies, ensuring seamless business operations.”
With an extensive background spanning over two decades, Ms. Suniana Calapa brings a wealth of experience in leading businesses, specializing in financial planning, controllership, analysis, and audit. She is well poised to take on the reins of finance and IT functions at Orkla India. Her role is pivotal in streamlining these functions for sustained profitability and technological advancement within the recently restructured Orkla India portfolio. Ms. Calapa’s career highlights include notable positions at Metro Wholesale India, J.P. Morgan, Kshema Technologies, Patni Computer Systems, and KPMG.
Expressing her enthusiasm, Ms. Suniana Calapa, Director of Finance and IT, shared, “I am pleased to join Orkla India as the director for finance and IT. I look forward to working with the group’s leadership and contributing to Orkla’s strategic growth. It is promising opportunity to be part of this dynamic team and Orkla India’s journey.”