Coca-Cola India appoints Devyani Rajya Laxmi Rana as of VP, Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability for India & Southwest Asia

1st July 2021, New Delhi, India: ​Coca-Cola today announced the appointment of Devyani Rajya Laxmi Rana, as vice president of public affairs, communications and sustainability for India and Southwest Asia. 

Devyani has over 25 years of work experience in government and corporate affairs, strategic business advocacy, risk management, communications, CSR, and sustainability.

Commenting on the appointment, Sanket Ray – president, India and Southwest Asia at Coca-Cola said, “I am delighted to welcome Devyani on this exciting charter to deepen Coca-Cola’s engagement in the region as she joins the leadership team to spearheads the practice in the region. 

Devyani brings a wealth of experience in advocating for policies, legislation, trade agreements, and regulations. Her contributions will augment our belief in our purpose even stronger and serve as an acceleration of the work that was already underway.”

Formerly, Devyani was director of public affairs for India, Nepal, Bhutan for Caterpillar India, leading Caterpillar and its subsidiaries’ work in government/corporate affairs, public relations and communications, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability.

 Devyani has also led portfolios with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and United Nations (UN) in India, as well as The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, Geneva, Switzerland World Economic Forum (WEF).

She is an alumni of London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), London.