Rekha has 20 years of experience in global strategy & marketing, commercial organizations and general management in healthcare & technology companies across devices, imaging, therapy, diagnostics and hardware, software, services with in-depth experience in USA, India and China.
She joined Philips 5 years ago returning after an 18 year stay in the US. She joined as Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer for Philips Healthcare India, Gurgaon, India. Subsequently she also took over responsibility as business head of Oncology and two years ago, she took over a global role as General Manager for Mobile Surgery based out of Pune.
Rekha holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, Masters in Science from University of California, Berkeley, USA in Biomaterials, Mechanics and B.Tech from IIT, Madras, India in Metallurgy & Materials Science.
Her interests include yoga, Zumba, swimming, travelling and hiking. She has completed several long treks in the Himalayas. She is very passionate about diversity and women’s leadership and leads several initiatives in Philips, outside on Women’s programs. Earlier she was closely involved with ASHA and literacy improvement programs. She is married and has two daughters