Ellesha Kirby serves as the Global Head, Skin Health & Beauty and Design for Kenvue. In this role, she drives the global strategy for the company’s portfolio of iconic skin health and beauty brands, including Neutrogena®, Aveeno®, Dr. Ci: Labo®, among others. She also leads a global team in shaping the growth strategy, driving the organic and inorganic innovation agenda, building fit-for-purpose capabilities and inspiring a high-performing team culture.
Ellesha spent more than 20 years as a strategic business driver for Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health in a broad range of marketing and commercial roles – including global and regional roles based in Asia Pacific and North America. She spent some time outside of Johnson & Johnson honing experience in consulting and with a global start-up, before returning to the company in 2008. Since then, Ellesha has overseen the global facecare business and, in her most recent role, she led the Asia development hub for Skin Health.
Ellesha has a passion for premium, science-based skincare and has led many of the company’s acquisitions including Dr. Ci: Labo®, the #1 Dermo-Cosmetic Skincare brand in Japan, and Neostrata Company, a pioneer of anti-aging skincare science.
Ellesha received a Bachelor of Economics (Social Sciences) Honours Degree from The University of Sydney. She is based in Singapore.