Chanel names Leena Nair Global CEO

Chanel Global CEO Leena Nair

Chanel has named Leena Nair Global CEO, effective January 2022. She will be based in London.

Nair will succeed current Chanel CEO Alain Wertheimer. Wertheimer will become Chanel’s Global Executive Chairman.

Nair has been Unilever’s Chief Human Resources Officer since 2016. She has spent 30 years at the company in various leadership positions.