Nitin is a Partner with First Partners.
Nitin brings with him over 15 years of experience in the field of public relations and corporate communications. During this period, he has worked both on the corporate side as well as the public relations consultancy side.
Prior to joining First Partners, Nitin served as the General Manager – Corporate Communications at PepsiCo India for close to 5 years. At PepsiCo, Nitin was responsible for driving external communications agenda for the organization, managing brand communication, corporate reputation, sports public relations pivoted around Pepsi’s sponsorship of IPL (Indian Premier League) and the company’s sustainability agenda. During his stint with PepsiCo, some key initiatives led by him included the launch of a new positioning for Pepsi and 7up, PepsiCo India’s silver jubilee celebrations, announcement of India business re-organization and media management of several high-profile global executive visits to India.
Before PepsiCo, Nitin worked with Weber Shandwick’s Delhi office as part of the media and issue management practice of the firm. At Weber Shandwick, Nitin was also a key member of the public affairs and advocacy practice helping expand the practice portfolio. Nitin’s past corporate communications experience includes a stint with DS Constructions, the developer of the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway. He started his career with Perfect Relations now part of the Dentsu network.
Nitin is Master’s in Business Management and holds a Commerce degree from Delhi University.