Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), international public relations agency, has strengthened its leadership by appointing Ritika Jauhari, an experienced healthcare communications professional with nearly 20 years’ experience, as the healthcare practice lead in India.
Jauhari will help drive the overall growth and management of the business, working closely with Abhishek Gulyani, H+K India CEO.
Announcing the appointment, Gulyani said, “We are delighted to welcome Ritika as our new head of healthcare. Today, India’s healthcare sector is on the cusp of tremendous transformation and I believe Ritika’s fresh perspective and experience will lead to significant and impactful collaborations. Her extensive knowledge of the sector will play a crucial role in further developing H+K’s healthcare practice.”
Commenting on her new role, Jauhari said, “Healthcare as a sector has evolved. It is vast and promising. Industry leaders, government stakeholders, individuals or researchers, are all viewing healthcare differently today. This brings huge opportunity and responsibility. My focus will be to build a thought leadership position for H+K healthcare within the sector and eventually carve a niche for itself”
An alumnus from Delhi University’s Lady Shriram College for Women, Jauhari is a certified communications professional with a degree in advertising, PR, and business studies.