Group Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer
Sime Darby Berhad
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Hari is the Group Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer for Sime Darby Berhard. Prior to joining Sime Darby, Hari served as the Global Managing Director for Kimberly Clark’s Global Innovation Center (GIC) based in Seoul, South Korea. In this role, Hari had all site-wide responsibilities for the GIC, including the leadership of several global programs. During his tenure, Hari established a multidisciplinary global innovation center that is helping in fueling KC’s innovation pipeline. From 2006-2012, Hari was Partner and VP at Innosight, the leading authority on disruptive innovation, collaborating with companies to devise growth strategies, building innovation capabilities, and creating products and services that improve people’s lives. Hari is a thought leader and expert in applying various innovation and new business models in emerging markets having advised several Fortune 500 companies. Hari began his career with Procter & Gamble, where he spent 14 years, serving various senior leadership roles in US and China. Hari is Chairman Emeritus of the Edison Awards and serves on several boards including, the Chairman of the Global Procter & Gamble Alumni Foundation.