V C Asokan takes over as Indian Oil Corporation Kerala Head
Kochi: V C Asokan has taken charge as Chief General Manager and State Head, Kerala, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, country’s largest commercial enterprise and also as the State Level Coordinator for Oil Industry in Kerala & Lakshadweep. Prior to this elevation, Asokan was heading the Retail Marketing of IndianOil in the state of Gujarat. He had also served as the Vice President, International Sales in Lanka IOC PLC, Sri Lanka, one of the overseas subsidiaries of IndianOil.
An alumnus from the reputed REC, Trichy, Asokan is an MBA in Marketing and has over 26 years of rich experience in the oil & gas sector. One of the sought after retail marketing professionals, Asokan has handled a variety of portfolios including assignments in Supply & Distribution, Retail Sales and International Business. He has to his credit, vast expertise in retail marketing in five geographically, culturally and economically diverse states – viz. Karnataka, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat.
In all his previous assignments, Asokan has proved his mettle as a hardcore marketing professional and has established his vital role in retail network expansion and deciphering the market dynamics. He has been instrumental in spearheading various retail initiatives of IndianOil across India and overseas.
Known for his focus on innovative practices and participative management, Asokan believes in building close-knit teams. As an established retail professional, he is also known for his customer centric approach to business.