Kimberly-Clark appoints Radhika Tomar as CHRO

Tomar’s appointment strengthens K-C’s leadership team with 45 per cent diversity.

Mumbai: FMCG brand Kimberly-Clark on Thursday announced the appointment of Radhika Tomar as chief human resources officer (CHRO).

In her new role, Tomar will lead Kimberly-Clark’s human resources strategy, focused on transformation, cultural development, talent management, D&I initiatives and continued growth. She will work closely with the leadership team and look after employee and stakeholder engagement, alongside talent development, underscoring the company’s aim to be the employer of choice in India.

"With Tomar joining Kimberly-Clark, the company now proudly boasts of 45 per cent diversity, with four out of nine women in leadership positions, further strengthening its commitment towards D&I," said the statement.

With a career spanning across 15 years, Tomar joins Kimberly-Clark after having served at Dyson as global head of learning and development. Her diverse experience in human resources and talent development also includes stints with multinational giants like Microsoft, McKinsey, and Aon Hewitt.

Welcoming Tomar on board, Kimberly-Clark India's MD, Mainak Dhar said, “At K-C, we believe in providing an inclusive and safe work environment while hiring a diverse workforce, that is beneficial to the growth of our business. Leading by example, I am thrilled to have Radhika as a part of our India leadership team.  With her wealth of knowledge and collaborative, people-first leadership style, Radhika brings a fresh perspective to employee development, and I look forward to benefitting from her leadership as we shape the next phase of our growth.”

Commenting on her new role, Tomar said, "As I begin my new journey at Kimberly-Clark, I look forward to collaborating across the organisation to help shape the culture, capabilities and organisation for the future and contribute to building an engaged, passionate and diverse workforce to fuel our ambitious vision."

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