India has given world some of the best CEO’s in history, and the fact is quite justified seeing that some of the most iconic companies have Indian origin CEO’s. Recently Parag Aggarwal was appointed as the CEO of news sharing portal Twitter, and now Indian origin Leena Nair is appointed as the CEO of the French luxury brand Chanel.
Now who needs an introduction of the iconic brand Chanel which has impressed the world with its aesthetic designs and is still going strong after more than a century.
‘I am humbled and honoured to be appointed the Global Chief Executive Officer of @ChanelOfficial an iconic and admired company. I am so inspired by what Chanel stands for. It is a company that believes in the freedom of creation, in cultivating human potential and in acting to have a positive impact in the world.⠀
I am grateful for my long career at @Unilever, a place that has been my home for 30 years. It has given me so many opportunities to learn, grow and contribute to a truly purpose-driven organization. I will always be a proud advocate of Unilever and its ambition to make sustainable living commonplace’ wrote the new CEO while sharing the news on Instagram. ⠀
Mrs Nair who will be joing Chanel from January has previously worked for Uniliver for 30 years and takes pride in being associated with the company. Mrs Leena who is originally from Kolhapur, Maharastra had studied at Walchand College of Engineering in Sangli and has also attended XLRI. She was recently awarded Great British Businesswoman Role Model of the Year award and sees Indira Noori as a mentor.
Well we don’t doubt that either. We wish her all the luck and good wishes for this new journey.
Image reference- Leena Nair’s Instagram page, Original source