Rajaan Gupta is a Unit Manager in the Harrisburg, PA market for Altria Group Distribution Company which currently services 3 Altria Tobacco Companies (Philip Morris USA, US Smokeless Tobacco Company and John Middleton Company). In this role Rajaan is responsible for executing Altria tobacco companies’ marketing and trade programs to grow market share for leading brands such as Marlboro, Copenhagen, Skoal and Black & Mild and lead a team of 5 Territory Sales Managers with 600 retail accounts, 5 chains and 1 wholesale account representing ~$95 M in annual sales. Rajaan has been with Altria for four and a half years and before becoming a Unit Manager Rajaan was a Sales Development Associate in Syracuse, NY and a Territory Sales Manager in Brooklyn NY.
Prior to working in the consumer packaged goods industry Rajaan worked for 6 years in the Airline Industry at John F. Kennedy International Airport for Swissport International Ltd. (a Swiss company headquartered in Switzerland) which provides ground services. Some of the airlines Rajaan has worked with are Swiss Air, Emirates, Sabena and Alitalia. Rajaan also held the position of an account manager for Kuwait Airways.
Rajaan graduated from Baruch College CUNY in NYC with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Communications in 2007. Rajaan speaks Swahili, Hindi, Punjabi and Gujarathi.