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Mars Names Chief for Global Pet Nutrition Business

He will oversee brands including Pedigree, Whiskas, Sheba and Cesar.




Ikdeep Singh

FRANKLIN, TN — Mars Inc. announced that Ikdeep Singh has been named as the new global president for its pet nutrition business. With the role, Singh also becomes a member of Mars Petcare’s global leadership team.

Singh will oversee brands including Pedigree, Whiskas, Sheba and Cesar. He is tasked with leading strategy for growing the portfolio in over 50 global markets and will lead a team of more than 18,000 employees.

Poul Weihrauch, president of Mars Petcare, said: “Ikdeep Singh has established himself as a strong, well-respected leader. He brings a wealth of global experience to the role and has a clear focus on our people and Purpose: A Better World for Pets.”

Singh said: “It’s an honor to take on this role leading this iconic business for some of the world’s most-loved brands. I am inspired by our Purpose, and am delighted to be working alongside talented Associates, customers and partners to bring this to life.”

Singh joined Mars in August 2020 as pet nutrition’s regional president for North America.


Prior to that, he spent six years at the L’Oréal Group, where he served as president. Before that, Singh spent 14 years at Procter and Gamble Co.



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