Irving-based consumer products giant Kimberly-Clark Corp. announced that Deeptha Khanna has been elected to its board of directors and that the size of the board will be increased from 12 to 13 members.
Khanna will be appointed to serve on the board’s Audit Committee.
“We are thrilled to have Deeptha join our board,” Chairman and CEO Mike Hsu said in a statement. “She brings a wealth of experience in strategy and transformation, innovation, and M&A. Her deep international expertise in CPG and the health sector will provide invaluable perspective to executing our growth strategy and delivering our purpose of Better Care for a Better World.”
Currently, Khanna is EVP and chief business leader, Personal Health, for Royal Philips, a health technology company, a position she has held since 2020.
Before joining Philips, she held positions of increasing responsibility at Johnson & Johnson, including global president, Skin Health and Office of Marketing Value, from 2019 to 2020; global president, Baby Care, from 2017 to 2019; and vice president, Baby Care, Asia Pacific and Global Emerging Markets, from 2015 to 2017.
Prior to Johnson & Johnson, Khanna worked at Procter & Gamble beginning in 1998.
Kimberly-Clark and its brands are a valued part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Its portfolio of brands, including Huggies, Kleenex, Scott, Kotex, Cottonelle, Poise, Depend, Andrex, Pull-Ups, GoodNites, Intimus, Plenitud, Sweety, Softex, Viva and WypAll, hold No. 1 or No. 2 share positions in roughly 80 countries.
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