Snapdeal, India’s largest online marketplace, today announced the appointment of Kanika Kalra as Vice President – Marketing. A seasoned global marketing professional with a career spanning over 12 years, Kanika joins Snapdeal after several triumphant stints at Hindustan Unilever limited, Pepsico and GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Limited.
At Snapdeal, Kanika will be focused on making the business more customer-centric and ensuring creativity and impact in all communication.
Welcoming Kanika, Rohit Bansal, Co-Founder, Snapdeal said, “We are thrilled to welcome Kanika. She comes with a vast and distinguished experience in brand marketing. As we look at defining more innovative solutions for our customers, I am sure she will add tremendous value and further fuel our growth”.
Speaking about her appointment, Kanika Kalra said, “As ecommerce continues to revolutionize the Indian economy, I am confident that Snapdeal is poised to play an even bigger and more impactful role in the coming years. I am excited to be a part of Snapdeal’s journey and to shepherd the company’s growth as the country’s most preferred retail brand.”
During her eight year stint as the Global Brand Director for Hindustan Unilever Limited, she spearheaded key innovations in the skincare category. Prior to that she was a part of the brand marketing teams at Pepsico and GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Limited.
Kanika holds a Post Graduate degree in Marketing from IIM, Lucknow and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Delhi University.