Manasi Kulkarni

SENIOR VICE-PRESIDENT, CORPORATE STRATEGY AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Manasi Kulkarni is McKesson Canada’s Senior Vice President Corporate Strategy and Business Development. In this role, Ms. Kulkarni is responsible for overseeing McKesson Canada’s corporate strategy and M&A activities across Canada, including pharmacy distribution, specialty health, Rexall, Claimsecure and Well.ca.  

Prior to her current role, Ms. Kulkarni was Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Marketing, and IT at Rexall, leading the development of new corporate strategy including the cascade and socialization of strategy across the enterprise, and initiating a reset of 400 retail stores across Ontario and Western Canada. She was also responsible for all aspects of technology, digital and marketing functions at Rexall.  

Previously, Ms. Kulkarni held various senior strategy and marketing roles at Shoppers Drug Mart, most recently Vice President of Health Marketing, responsible for all marketing and branding initiatives to drive the company’s pharmacy, over-the-counter (OTC) medication and Community Investment activities. She also worked at Monitor Group, now Monitor Deloitte, gaining experience in management consulting.  

Ms. Kulkarni holds an MBA from Queen's University and an HBA from the University of Western Ontario.