Director – Digital Marketing & Technology,
Pizza Hut India, Yum! Brands

An alumnus of Delhi University, Manish brings over 17 years of experience in leading marketing and innovation for some of the leading brands across consumer retail, automobiles, and QSR industry. He joined Pizza Hut India, as the Marketing Director in February 2019 and is now leading the Digital Marketing & Technology vertical driving the technology agenda to deliver a great consumer experience across all consumer touch points.

Manish spearheaded ‘Home meal replacement (delivery &takeaway)’ category for Pizza Hut India. Under his leadership, delivery became a prime channel for the brand, especially during the pandemic, and Pizza Hut witnessed 50% business from this channel. Manish has also played a significant role in driving digital marketing strategy, content marketing, e-commerce, CRM and calendar execution for Pizza Hut.

Prior to joining Pizza Hut, Manish has also worked with marquee brands across varied sectors and led marketing strategy for Domino’s, Karbonn, Spice Mobile and Maruti Suzuki. At Domino’s, he played an instrumental role in launching ‘the Bangladesh operation’, which demonstrated stellar success with a global record opening (registering over 10,000transactions in the opening week).

A marketing veteran, Manish enjoys engaging in photography at leisure. Travelling, exploring new cuisines and bird watching rejuvenate him.