Rai is being succeeded by Ajit Dheer, who has been a Managing Director of NourishCo.
Harsh Rai has resigned as VP and general manager sales of PepsiCo. With this, Rai is ending an over-decade-long association with the beverages and foods maker.
Rai is being succeeded by Ajit Dheer, who has been a Managing Director of NourishCo, the Tata-PepsiCo joint venture company.
A PepsiCo India spokesperson said, "Ajit Dheer, currently chief executive and managing director at NourishCo Beverages is taking over the role as VP and general manager sales, commercial unit, from Harsh Rai, in the first quarter of 2019."
Rai was the member of PepsiCo India's executive committee since 2014. He worked across functions like general management, sales and distribution, and business model transformation.