Sandeep joined Bata in July 2017 as Country Manager of India after a successful career spanning 2 decades in consumer goods and telecommunications.
Prior to taking over the charge of Bata India Ltd, Mr Kataria was at Vodafone India as chief commercial officer. The IIT-Delhi and XLRI Jamshedpur alumnus has also held top sales and marketing posts at Yum! Brands, KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. His longest stint of more than 17 years has been at the consumer goods company, Unilever, where he was responsible for building and managing Indian and global markets. At Bata India Ltd, Mr Kataria has been tasked with the transformation of the footwear giant into a modern, contemporary brand for generations to come.In July 2019 Sandeep has been appointed President of the newly‐formed India region and is member of the Executive Committee.