Head of Innovation and Startup
Cecilia moved from Stockholm to Mumbai in 2007 to spark what is today called the Indian Wine Revolution. She has been instrumental in the success of India’s largest wine company Sula Vineyards with its 70% market share today, where she is also a shareholder. During her time with Sula she placed India on the world wine map and headed Marketing amongst other departments. Her initiatives on digital platforms including on Social Media has made Sula one of the world’s most successful and spoken about wine companies.
Cecilia is a trained Sommelier and has judged many prestigious wine and spirits competitions around the world. In 2007 she was in charge of the wine being served at the Nobel Banquet.
Cecilia is today a Business Advisor based out of Mumbai. She is involved in the opening of Soho House Mumbai. Soho House being one of the world’s most sought-after memberships. She is also an Ambassador for Fashion Revolution, a global movement working towards a more transparent clothing industry with positive outcomes for both people and the planet. Cecilia also represents Amphora Portfolio Management – and award winning fine wine investment service. She helps wine investors earn their just rewards safely, profitably and pleasurably.
Cecilia moved to India to make a difference and to inspire. She is today spearheading a program working towards empowering women in India, also aiming for more diversity at the top, including in the boardrooms. She has a Diploma from Michael Berglund AB in “Business of the Board”.
Before Cecilia moved to Mumbai, she lived in Stockholm where she ran her own wine imports company – bringing new world wines to Scandinavia. She is known for her ‘thinking out of the box” initiatives, attention to detail, commitment to quality, engagement and for her extensive high-end business network in India.
Cecilia is also a mentor at Girls Club Capital Foundation in New York.
Cecilia works with innovation, startup and communication at SIBC. She also represents SIBC at various functions and events and shares her extensive knowledge with our members and the extended community.
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