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'Not just Silicon Valley': Anand Mahindra congratulates Leena Nair

'Not just Silicon Valley': Anand Mahindra congratulates Leena Nair

Mahindra Chairman takes to Twitter to congratulate Leena Nair who will be the new CEO of Chanel.

'Not just Silicon Valley': Anand Mahindra congratulates Leena Nair 'Not just Silicon Valley': Anand Mahindra congratulates Leena Nair

Mahindra Chairman Anand Mahindra took to Twitter to congratulate Leena Nair on joining French luxury fashion group Chanel as its Global CEO. 


“So, it’s not just Silicon Valley but also Fashion Alley that’s catching the ‘good viruses of Indian CEOs. Bravo Leena! Keep making us proud,” stated Mahindra.

 


Leena Nair had stepped down from Unilever to join the French luxury fashion group Chanel as its Global CEO. She announced this via her Twitter handle on December 14.


Nair will now be based in London as she takes over the new venture. 


“Leena Nair, CHRO, has decided to leave the company in January 2022 to pursue a new career opportunity as Global Chief Executive Officer, Chanel Ltd,” Unilever had said in a statement.


RPG Chairman Harsh Goenka had praised Nair stating, “Congratulations Leena. All the very best. You make us feel proud.”

 


JSW Foundation Chairman Sangita Jindal hailed women power and wrote, “Congrats Leena! Looking forward to our Asian motifs! It is an honour for women power !”

 


Non-Executive Director at Chanel Martha Lane Fox welcomed Leena Nair and said, “looking forward to working with you Leena.”

 


During her stint as Unilever’s CHRO, Nair undertook initiatives like formulating a four-pillar Wellbeing Framework to address the physical, mental, emotional and purposeful wellbeing for employees in 2014. 


Nair believes that employee’s wellbeing is at the heart of any organization's success.

 

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