Indian-origin Asha Gupta has been promoted as group president of US-based Tupperware Brands Corporation's Asia-Pacific region.
Gupta's promotion is effective Jan 1.
Gupta is currently area vice president of the Tupperware Brands Corporation's India, Philippines and Nutrimetics Australia and New Zealand region
She will oversee the US direct selling multinational firm's operations in 15 countries, including India, China, Japan and Australia, said a press release issued by the company.
Gupta is the first woman and first Indian to lead Tupperware in Asia Pacific.
She has been with Tupperware since 15 years in sales development, marketing and operating unit and portfolio leadership across Europe and Asia Pacific.
Tupperware Brands Corporation features products like storage and serving solutions for kitchens. It also deals in beauty and personal care items.