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Hina Nagarajan

As Managing Director for Africa Emerging Markets at Diageo, Hina has the opportunity to lead one of Diageo’s most dynamic and culturally diverse regions including Ethiopia, Cameroon, Mozambique, Angola, Ghana and more. The role is a natural platform for her to role model diversity & inclusion by giving respect to all and treating everyone as a member of the large Diageo Africa Emerging Markets team. It is Hina’s mission to inspire and mobilise those she works with to deliver high performance standards, realise their full potential and be recognised within the larger Diageo ecosystem. She works with her leadership teams to create powerful opportunities for people to demonstrate their capabilities, potential and then highlight their achievements and talent to the Diageo executive to give them career progression. She supports many BAME colleagues through mentoring, which she extends beyond Diageo through Menttium, a cross company corporate mentoring platform for high potential future female Asian leaders. In India, Hina was on the national and regional boards of AMCHAM driving advocacy for companies providing part time opportunities to Indian women. In Malaysia, she was involved with TalentCorp, an agency that works with the government to attract, nurture and retain the right talent to enable Malaysia to reach its potential, helping raise career aspirations of local talent. In China, Hina was an active member of Women for Women, which meets to discuss barriers at work for Asian senior women and how to overcome them.