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Wednesday, 13 March, 2019, 16 : 30 PM [IST]
Kanika Soni appointed as President of the Company’s Hotels Business Unit of TripAdvisor

Soni will oversee TripAdvisor’s hotels business, representing a substantial part of the company’s total revenue. She will be responsible for product, engineering, sales, and marketing for hotels.

Soni has served as Senior Vice President, Global Ecommerce for Disney Consumer Products at the Walt Disney Company. In 2016, Soni took over Disney’s ecommerce unit and proceeded to quickly turn the business around to deliver sustained double-digit revenue and gross margin dollars growth.

Prior to Disney, Soni led the Online and Global Digital Marketing team at Tesla Motors where she helped launch the Model 3, which had the biggest week of any product launch ever ($14B in implied future sales on 300K+ reservations1). Soni has also had successful leadership roles at both Gilt Groupe and McKinsey & Company.