chanel has a  new ceo

Leena Nair, Hindustan Unilever’s (HUL) CHRO has been appointed as the new global CEO of the French luxury brand-Chanel.

Nair completed her Master in Business Administration from XLRI- Jamshedpur as a gold medalist in 1991-1992.

Nair started her career at Hindustan Unilever (HUL) 30 years ago, as management trainee and became the first woman on HUL’s management committee.

She was appointed CHRO in 2016 with responsibility for the company’s 150,000 people across more than 100 countries globally.

Leena Nair, 52, was the first female and youngest-ever Chief Human Resources Officer of Unilever - a position she resigned from to join the iconic luxury group.

she joins the ranks of indian origin executives like:

Indra Nooyi Sundar Pichai Parag Agrawal Satya Nadella