Unilever today announced the elevation of HUL Ltd, Chairman and Managing Director , Sanjiv Mehta as president of Unilever,South Asia. He will also be a member of the Unilever leadership’s Executive. The change is effect from May 1,2019.Sanjiv will continue as Chairman and Managing Director of Hul.
During Sanjiv’s tenure at the helm of HUL, the business has seen tremendous progress. The Company has delivered on the 4-G growth model-embracing consistent,competitve ,profitable and importantly responsible growth. the company has, reinvented its Customer Development strategy and adopted the WIMI structure creating 14 consumer clusters with distinct strategies for each cluster. The company has also set up 15 CCTB’s with significant empowerment to the teams to make the business nimble and agile. His tenure has also seen tremendous focus on the Company’s M&A strategy with acquisitions of brands like Indulekha,Adityaa Milk and Most recently, the proposed merger of GSK Consumer Healthcare with HUL.The Company has also made impressive progress on its ‘Reimagining of HUL’ agenda where data and digital technology are at the centre stage.