Shannon joined the Board as a CFO Designate on 17 October 2023.
Shannon Eisenhardt joined Reckitt from NIKE, Inc., the world's largest athletic footwear and apparel company, where she served as Chief Financial Officer of NIKE Consumer, Marketplace and Brand. In this role, Shannon led the finance function for the NIKE geographies, the Global NIKE Direct business, which comprised NIKE-owned retail stores and its digital platforms, and Global Marketing. She also held leadership responsibility for Global Business Planning, including Corporate FP&A, and the Converse brand. Prior to this, Shannon held the positions of CFO of NIKE North America and CFO of NIKE Emerging Markets.
Before joining NIKE, Inc. in 2016, Shannon spent almost two decades at P&G in a range of finance roles working at corporate, country and regional levels. Her last role at P&G was Finance Director for the E-IMEA Baby Care business, where she was tasked with turning around financial performance and developing plans for consistent value creation for the division's largest sales region. Before that, Shannon was Finance Director of P&G Shared Service Centre in Manila.
Skills and competencies
Shannon brings extensive experience across consumer and retail, having worked with some of the most globally recognised brands, and an impressive and highly relevant international background. Shannon is a proven strategic and operational leader with a track-record of building highly successful teams and delivering strong and consistent performance.