Sharna Heinjus, General Manager - New Zealand
General Manager - New Zealand
Sharna Heinjus joined the Executive Leadership team in March 2015, as the General Manager for Kimberly-Clark New Zealand.
Sharna joins the New Zealand business from Kimberly-Clark Australia, where she initially held the position of Head of Category Development, before stepping into the role of Accounts Director.
During her time in these roles, Sharna built strong relationships with our key customers, playing a pivotel role in the development of our Joint Business Plans and improvements in our Advantage Group performance.
In her role as General Manager-New Zealand, Sharna leads the New Zealand business in further strengthening our portfolio of trusted brands, including Huggies®, Kleenex®, VIVA®, Kleenex® Cottonelle®, U by Kotex®, Poise® and Depend®.
Sharna is committed to developing a culture of customer centricity and aims to drive Kimberly-Clark New Zealand to become a "best in class" supplier. Sharna also builds on Kimberly-Clark's commitment to environmental sustainability, and being active contributors in the community.
Prior to joining Kimberly-Clark, Sharna spent over 15 years working at Mars Petcare and Carlton & United Breweries (SAB Miller) gaining experience in sales, supply, marketing and category, in roles of increasing responsibility and complexity.