Nita Kapoor

Nita Kapoor Head

HeadIndia Digital News Ventures of News Corp;

Ms. Nita Kapooris currently working as the Head, India Digital News Ventures of News Corp, comprising of VCCircle & Big Decisions.  

News Corp VCCircle is India’s leading online financial news and data services news portal. News Corp Big Decision is another digital medium which enables the Indian consumer to make well informed financial choices (on topics such as tax planning, Health & Life insurance, retirement plan, education and housing).

 In a professional career spanning three decades, Nita has amassed significant management and strategic execution experience.  She began her career with an ad agency Mudra Communications in 1985, where she spent the next 16 years working on a portfolio of iconic brands that included Rasna, Vimal, Nestle, FritoLay, Dabur and McDonalds. At Mudra, Nita rose to be the head of their flagship Delhi operations.

From 2002, Nita has been with Godfrey Phillips, as Chief Operating Officer, India. She guided all business functions, including HR, advertising, marketing, sales, product development, finance, R&D and operations, there. She also oversaw the company’s well-regarded CSR initiative around women’s empowerment, Amodini, and the Godfrey Phillips Bravery awards.

Nita has been actively involved in industry bodies such as FICCI, and is a member of the India Angels Network, as well as a Life Member of the G100 Network NY. She is also on the visiting faculty of several top-tier business schools in India, and a non-Executive Director of Muskaan, which works towards providing comprehensive education, vocational training and work opportunities to young people who are intellectually challenged.

A Commerce graduate, Nita completed the Executive Management Program at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, as well as the Advanced Management Program in the Harvard Business School at Harvard University. 

Nita is married to Sushil, and their daughter, Aparajita, is a post-graduate student at Harvard.

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