Mathew Cadbury is to take over Cadbury India, effective 5th February. Mathew is the son of Sir Adrian Cadbury, former Chairman of the Board of Cadbury Schweppes, and this is the first time ever that a scion of the Cadbury family has been posted to India.

The incumbent, Rajiv Baxi, a 1979 product of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, will now be Managing Director, Cadbury South Africa.

By Navroz Havewala, correspondent