Reckitt announced the appointment of Kanika Kalra as the Regional Marketing Director, Health & Nutrition at Reckitt - South Asia. In this role, Kanika will lead marketing strategies for Reckitt's portfolio of health and nutrition brands across India and other South Asian markets. Kanika brings with her over 20 years of experience in driving consumer, consumer technology and marketing practices ranging from a myriad of sectors, including personal care, beauty, food and beverage, fashion, and E-Commerce among others.

Before joining Reckitt India, Kanika was associated withMcKinsey & Company as Partner and worked extensively across the firm's Consumer, Consumer Technology and Marketing practices. Kanika was also the Managing Partner of McKinsey's Mumbai office from 2020-2023 where she spearheaded the building of the firm's new Mumbai office. Kanika led the diversity and inclusion initiatives for McKinsey India.

Prior to McKinsey, Kanika has worked with Snapdeal, Unilever in Personal Care, and Pepsico as well as GSK Consumer. Kanika holds a bachelor's degree of Arts in Mathematics from Lady Shri Ram College of Commerce, New Delhi, and a PGDM in Marketing from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow.