Innovation is the key to evolve sustainable packaging designs. In this Episode of Packaging Talks we welcome Jaideep Gokhale, VP Sustainability, Asia Pacific at Tetra Pak. In his conversation with Dr Rangaprasad, he explains the sustainability philosophy of the company, illustrates this with some wins they have achieved in their quest for sustainable packaging formats.
He also shares insights on the inclusive approach they are taking in India with respect to collection & recycling of beverage cartons, his view on EPR and the leading industry initiatives Tetra Pak is driving.
About Jaideep Gokhale
Vice President – Sustainability, Asia Pacific
Sustainability Director – South Asia
As Vice President Sustainability for Tetra Pak APAC region, Jaideep Gokhale is responsible for furthering Tetra Pak’s ongoing efforts to expand the sustainability initiatives across the region. He has taken up the role this year and is based out of Gurgaon working closely with the teams based in India, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Australia. He is also the Sustainability Director for Tetra Pak South Asia, responsible for India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal. With over three decades of experience in leadership positions in Strategy, Marketing & Corporate Communications, Public Affairs and Sustainability, Jaideep supported Tetra Pak’s near-term business priorities for more than 25 years. He has helped to advance the long-term strategic ambition of the company to promote the company’s products and strengthen the bond between the company and its key external and internal stakeholders. Before joining Tetra Pak in 1996, Jaideep worked in the FMCG industry across sales, distribution and marketing functions. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Fergusson College Pune and a master’s degree in marketing from the Sydenham Institute of Management Mumbai.
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Dr. R. Rangaprasad, is currently Business Head, Packaging 360, a Mumbai based knowledge service provider vertical under Catalyzing New Technology (CNT) Expositions & Services LLP. Packaging 360 is a comprehensive knowledge sharing ecosystem for the Indian packaging industry (www.packaging360.in).
Dr. R. Rangaprasad is a chemical technologist by training having earned his Ph.D. (Tech) degree from UDCT (now ICT) in 1992.