Orient Electric appoints Anika Agarwal as Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer

A seasoned consumer marketing and digital leader, she will be responsible for all aspects of the Orient Brand, supporting growth and expansion across business units and scaling up the
digital footprint of the consumer electrical business.

September 12th,
2022: Orient Electric Limited, a part of USD 2.4 billion diversified CK Birla Group, has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment
of Anika Agarwal as Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer. Anika comes with a rich experience of more than two decades in marketing, digital transformation, and direct-to-consumer business across industries including retail, telecom, and insurance.
She has previously been associated with reputed companies like Nokia Corporation, Niva Bupa Health Insurance and her last assignment was with MMTC-PAMP as President-Consumer Business. Prior to that, Anika was associated with Niva Bupa Health Insurance for
close to a decade as their Chief Marketing Officer and Director-Digital SBU.

At Orient Electric, Anika will be responsible for all aspects of the Orient brand, driving the overall brand and Go-to-Market strategy. She will be supporting
the growth and market expansion for all Business Units of the company including Fans, Home Appliances, Lighting and Switchgear as well as scale up the digital footprint of the business.

Anika will be based at the company’s Head Office in New Delhi.

Rakesh Khanna, MD & CEO, Orient Electric Limited
said, “I am delighted to welcome Anika to Orient Electric. She is a seasoned marketing leader who comes with an impressive track record of building strong consumer brands. I am confident that her expertise in leveraging technology for driving business growth
and delivering superior consumer experiences will help us to further strengthen our customer-centric growth strategy. I wish Anika the very best in her new role.”

Anika Agarwal, Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer, Orient Electric Limited
said, “I’m excited to join Orient Electric, especially at a time when the company is on a fast-paced transformation and growth journey.
Orient is deeply committed to customer centricity and thus my efforts will be directed at elevating customer experience across all brand touchpoints, backed by insights & analytics and best-in-class digital technologies. I look forward to working with all
stakeholders to position Orient as the market leader in its segment.”

Anika has been awarded as “Marketer of the Year 2020” by ACEF and was also featured as one of the industry influencers in the “IMPACT Digital Power 100” list. 

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