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Deeptha Khanna

Chief Business Leader Personal Health

 

Deeptha Khanna is Executive Vice President and Chief Business Leader Personal Health, and a member of the Royal Philips Executive Committee. The Personal Health businesses of Oral Healthcare, Mother and Child Care and Personal Care (Male Grooming and Beauty) play an important role in the health continuum delivering integrated, connected and personalized solutions that support healthier lifestyles and those living with chronic disease.

I feel inspired by people around the world that are increasingly engaged in their own health. I believe that with meaningful, technology-enabled solutions that easily fit into their daily lives, we can truly put healthcare in the hands of every person.

Deeptha Khanna

Chief Business Leader Personal Health, Royal Philips

Prior to joining Philips in 2020, Deeptha was President of Johnson & Johnson’s Skin Health business and Office of Marketing Value. Through 2015 – 2019, she held various Johnson & Johnson leadership positions in Asia and globally. Prior to this, Deeptha spent 17 years at Procter & Gamble in Asia, where she held various business and marketing leadership positions.

 

Deeptha was born in India in 1976 and is now a citizen of Singapore. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics, Mathematics and Computer Science from St. Francis College, Osmania University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore - where she was the first female to be elected to the post of student body president. 

 

Deeptha is passionate about creativity and communication - she has served on the Board of the Association of National Advertisers in the United States and is also a published author. Deeptha currently lives in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with her husband and two sons.

At a glance


  • Current role: Chief Business Leader Personal Health
  • Since: 2020
  • Born: India, 1976
  • Nationality: Singaporean
  • Graduated: Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics, Mathematics and Computer Science from Osmania University in Hyderabad, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

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