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US' Kimberly-Clark elects Deeptha Khanna to board of directors

18 Sep '23
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Deeptha Khanna. Pic: Philips
Deeptha Khanna. Pic: Philips


  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation has appointed Deeptha Khanna to its board of directors, expanding the board's size to 13 members.
  • Khanna, currently the executive VP and chief business leader at Royal Philips, brings extensive experience in strategy, innovation, and the consumer goods and health sectors.
  • She has previously held positions at Johnson & Johnson and P&G.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation has announced that Deeptha Khanna has been elected to its board of directors effective immediately. In connection with the election, Kimberly-Clark's board size will be increased from 12 to 13, and Khanna will be appointed to serve on the board's audit committee.

"We are thrilled to have  Khanna  join our board," said Mike Hsu, chairman and CEO of Kimberly-Clark. "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."

Khanna is currently the executive vice president and chief business leader, personal health, for Royal Philips, a health technology company, a position she has held since 2020, while serving on the company's executive committee. Prior to 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 joining Johnson & Johnson, Khanna also worked at Procter & Gamble beginning in 1998, the company said in a press release.

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