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Ashmita Pillay leaves Tata Motors for Parachute, Saffola brand owner Marico as Head of Corporate Comms

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After 14 years with Tata Motors, Ashmita Pillay has moved to health, beauty and wellness major, Marico as head of corporate communications. With almost 20 years in communications, Pillay's most recent role was acting head of communications at Tata Motors.

She announced her new role via LinkedIn saying, "After an eternity with @TataMotors, I am moving on. It has been an absolute pleasure and an inspiring journey. Will miss that place, I called Home for over 14 years. Thankful to all there for all the love, mentoring, empowerment and most importantly friendship. I have joined Marico Limited as Head of Comms and looking forward to this new chapter in my PR journey. New industry calls for a reset while fundamentals remain strong. Looking forward to the hashtag#Mariconian way of life."

The homegrown major Marico is a billion-dollar firm with leading brands across categories of hair care, skin care, and edible oils. This week the firm announced strong results for Quarter 1 of FY25. The results caused a 6% rise in Marico's stocks in early morning trade on Monday per Business Standard.

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