Leena Nair Biography

(CEO of Chanel)

Indian CEO of the global company Chanel.

More about the relationship

Leena Nair at present is married. She tied the knot with Kumar Nair and has two children together. Her husband owns a financial services company.

Their first kid, a son Aryan was born in 2007 and after four years, they welcomed their second son Sidhanth.

Relationship Facts of Leena Nair

  • Leena Nair is married to Kumar Nair.
  • She is mother of Two (Aryan and Sidhanth).
  • Leena Nair is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Leena Nair?

Leena Nair is an Indian present CEO of the global company Chanel. Leena Nair was previously worked with the reputed organization Unilever for 30 years.

In the year 2021, she was awarded Role Model of Year by The Great British Businesswoman’s Awards and was listed as India’s Most Powerful Women’s List by Fortune.

Moreover, she was granted by Queen Elizabeth II as an Indian Business Leader in 2017.

Leena Nair- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Her birthdate is 11 June 1969 and she was born in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India. The identity of her father is K. Karthikeyan and her mother’s name is hidden from the public.

Leena’s ancestry is Indian and as per her academics, she first went to Holy Cross Convent High School and then The New College. She achieved a Bachelor’s degree from Walchand College of Engineering in 1990.

In the same year, she joined XLRI- Xavier School of Management from where she studied MBA in Human Resources.

Leena Nair- Professional Life, Career

Leena Nair as of now is serving the Chanel company as its CEO. She was appointed to that position in Dec 2021. For this, she has thanked Chanel via her social media post.

She has a long relationship with Unilever where she served for around 30 years. She was appointed as Management Trainee in 1992 and her last position was as Chief Human Resources Officer promoted in March 2016.

Timeline in Unilever

  • Various from Jan 1993 till Jul 2006
  • General Manager HPC and Foods and Head of Management Development from Aug 2006 till May 2007
  • Executive Director HUL and VP HR South Asia from Jun 2007 till Dec 2012.
  • SVP Leadership and Organisation Development and Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion from Jan 2013 till Feb 2016.

Leena Nair- Net Worth, Salary

From the data of 2021, she has a net worth of around $8 million (estimated). The annual salary for being the CEO of Chanel is calculated at $234,520.

Rumors, Controversy

This CEO of renowned company Chanel is keeping herself away from rumors and desperate scandals.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Leena Nair’s height is 5 ft 6 inches and her body weight is 55 kg. Adding more, she has dark brown eyes and has hair is also in dark brown color.

Social Media

Leena is not available on other social sites like TikTok. But on Facebook and Twitter, she is followed by more than 1.6k and 20k people respectively.

Also, on her Instagram account, she has more than 36k followers.


  • She is 52 years old as of 2021.
  • Her zodiac sign is Gemini.
  • At the current time, she lives in the United Kingdom.
  • She reads, runs, and dances in her free time.

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