Unilever rejigs top rung; new roles for Nitin Paranjpe, Sanjiv Mehta

Unilever has made several senior appointments. Nitin Paranjpe has been elevated to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Prior to his new role, Paranjpe was President for Foods and Refreshment. In his new role, he will be responsible for Unilever’s go-to-market organizations, driving and coordinating in-year performance across their countries in line with the company’s divisional strategies.

Meanwhile, Hanneke Faber will take over the role of President - Foods and Refreshment from Paranjpe. Her previous designation was as President for the Europe Region.

Sanjiv Mehta has been elevated to the role of President for the South Asia region from EVP South Asia. He will bring his expertise in emerging markets to the executive team by joining the Unilever Leadership Executive.

Kees Kruythoff has decided to move on from Unilever after 27 years of service. Peter Ter Kulve, former Chief Digital Officer and EVP South East Asia and Australia (SEAA) will replace Kees. He has been appointed to the role of President - Home Care Segment.

The appointments will be effective from May 1, 2019.


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