People: Unilever PLC (UL)

UL on New York Consolidated

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24 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Treschow

70 2007 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Paul Polman

58 2009 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Kornelis Storm

72 2011 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board, Senior Independent Director

Jean-Marc Huet

44 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Antoine de Saint-Affrique

2011 President - Foods

Kevin Havelock

2011 President - Refreshment

Alan Jope

2011 President, North Asia

Kees Kruythoff

2011 President, North America

Dave Lewis

2011 President - Personal Care

Jan Zijderveld

2011 President, Europe

Harish Manwani

61 2011 Chief Operating Officer

Douglas Baillie

59 2011 Chief Human Resource Officer

Keith Weed

2010 Chief Marketing and Communication Officer

Genevieve Berger

59 2012 Chief Science Officer

David Blanchard

2013 Chief Category R&D Officer

Pier Luigi Sigismondi

2009 Chief Supply Chain Officer

Ritva Sotamaa

50 2013 Chief Legal Officer

Tonia Lovell

2012 Group Secretary

Laura Cha

2013 Non-Executive Director

Mary Ma

2013 Non-Executive Director

John Rishton

2013 Non-Executive Director

Louise Fresco

62 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ann Fudge

63 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Charles Golden

2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Byron Grote

2006 Non-Executive Independent Director

Sunil Mittal

56 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Hixonia Nyasulu

60 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

Malcolm Rifkind

2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Paul Walsh

58 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Treschow

Mr. Michael Treschow is the Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Unilever PLC. He served as Non-executive director, ABB Group. Chairman, Dometic Group. Board member, Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. Member of the European Advisory, Eli Lilly and Company. He served as Chairman, Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson 2002-2011. Chairman, AB Electrolux 2004-2007, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise 2004-2007. CEO, AB Electrolux 1997-2002, Atlas Copco 1991-1997.

Paul Polman

Mr. Paul Polman serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Unilever PLC. He is Chief Executive Officer since January 2009. Appointed Director October 2008. He served as Non-Executive Director, The Dow Chemical Company. President, Kilimanjaro Blind Trust. Procter & Gamble Co. 1979-2001, Group President Europe and Officer, Procter & Gamble Co. 2001-2006. Chief Financial Officer, Nestlé S.A. 2006-2008. Executive Vice President and Zone Director for the Americas 2008.

Kornelis Storm

Mr. Kornelis J. Storm serves as Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board, Senior Independent Director of Unilever PLC. He was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company since 2006. He is the Chairman, Supervisory Board, and member of the Audit Committee, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines N.V. Member, Supervisory Board, AEGON N.V. Vice-Chairman and Chairman of Audit Committee, Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A. Board member and Audit Committee member, Baxter International, Inc.. Vice-Chairman, Supervisory Board, Pon Holdings B.V.

Jean-Marc Huet

Mr. Jean-Marc Huet serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Unilever PLC. He was Appointed Director May 2010. Appointed Chief Financial Officer February 2010. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company 2008-2009. Non-Executive Director, Mead Johnson Nutrition 2009. Chief Financial Officer, Royal Numico NV 2003-2007. Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs International 1993- 2003. Clement Trading 1991-1993.

Antoine de Saint-Affrique

Mr. Antoine Bernard de Saint-Affrique serves as President - Foods of Unilever PLC. He First joined Unilever 1989 until 1997; re-joined Unilever 2000. Previous Unilever posts include: Executive Vice President Skin category; and Executive Vice President Unilever Central & Eastern Europe. Vice President Marketing for Liebig Maille Amora, Danone Group/PAI 1997-2000. Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit Committee at Essilor International.

Kevin Havelock

Mr. Kevin Havelock serves as President - Refreshment of Unilever PLC. He Joined Unilever 1985. Previously, Chairman, Unilever Arabia and President Unilever USA.

Alan Jope

Mr. Alan Jope serves as President, North Asia of Unilever PLC. He Joined Unilever 1985. Previous Unilever posts include: Chairman of Unilever Greater China; Global Category Leader for SCC and Dressings; Chief operating officer and subsequently president of Unilever’s combined Home and Personal Care business in North America; and vice president, Personal Care Thailand.

Kees Kruythoff

Mr. Kees Kruythoff serves as President, North America of Unilever PLC. He Joined Unilever 1993. Previous Unilever posts include: Executive vice president Brazil 2008; Chairman of Unilever Foods South Africa 2004; and a member of the board of Unilever Bestfoods Asia 2002.

Dave Lewis

Mr. Dave Lewis serves as President - Personal Care of Unilever PLC. Joined Unilever 1987. Previous posts include: President, Americas; Chairman, Unilever UK and Ireland; Managing Director, UK home and personal care business; Senior Vice President for Home and Personal Care, Central and Eastern Europe; Managing Director and innovation leader, Indonesia/South East Asia; Marketing Director and innovation leader, Homecare South America.

Jan Zijderveld

Mr. Jan Zijderveld serves as President, Europe of Unilever PLC. He Joined Unilever in 1988. Previous Unilever posts include: Executive Vice President South East Asia and Australasia; Chairman of Unilever Middle East North Africa; Chairman of Nordic ice cream business; Marketing Director Italy; European Olive Oil Category Director; and General Manager – Sauces and Dressings Europe.

Harish Manwani

Mr. Harish Manwani serves as Chief Operating Officer of Unilever PLC. Appointed to ULE April 2005 as President Asia Africa. Joined Unilever 1976. Non-Executive Chairman, Hindustan Unilever. Previous Unilever posts include: President Asia, Africa, Central & Eastern Europe 2008; and Group President, Home and Personal Care, North America 2004.

Douglas Baillie

Mr. Douglas Anderson Baillie serves as Chief Human Resource Officer of Unilever PLC. He Joined Unilever 1978. Previous posts include: Appointed to UEx as President of Western Europe in May 2008. CEO Hindustan Unilever Limited, Group Vice President South Asia 2006, Group Vice-President – Africa, Middle East & Turkey (AMET) 2005, President Africa Regional Group 2004, National Manager Unilever South Africa 2000.

Keith Weed

Mr. Keith Weed serves as Chief Marketing and Communication Officer of Unilever PLC. He joined Unilever 1983. Previous posts include: Executive Vice President for Global Home Care & Hygiene; Chairman of Lever Fabergé; SVP Hair and Oral Care.

Genevieve Berger

Professor Genevieve Berger serves as Chief Science Officer of Unilever PLC. Previously, Non-executive director, Smith & Nephew plc 2010- 2012. Chairman of the Health Advisory Board for the European Commission; Professor at the University of Paris and La Pitié-Salpêtrière Teaching Hospital; and director general of the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. She serves as Non-executive director, AstraZeneca PLC.

David Blanchard

Mr. David Blanchard serves as Chief Category R&D Officer of Unilever PLC. His previous posts include: Senior Vice President for Unilever Research & Development. Chairman of Unilever Canada Inc. SVP Marketing Operations Foods America. VP R&D for Global Dressings. Director of Product Development for Margarine and Spreads.

Pier Luigi Sigismondi

Mr. Pier Luigi Sigismondi serves as Chief Supply Chain Officer of Unilever PLC. Prior to his appointment at Unilever, he joined Nestlé S.A. in 2002. Moved to Nestlé Mexico in 2005 as Vice President of Operations and R&D. Prior to Nestlé S.A. he was Vice President of Operations for A T Kearney.

Ritva Sotamaa

Ms. Ritva Sotamaa serves as Chief Legal Officer of Unilever PLC. Previous posts include: General Counsel for Siemens AG – Siemens Healthcare; various posts at General Electric – GE Healthcare (the most recent being General Counsel, GE Healthcare Systems); General Counsel, Instrumentarium Corporation.

Tonia Lovell

Laura Cha

Mary Ma

John Rishton

Louise Fresco

Ms. Louise Fresco serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Unilever PLC. She is Professor of International Development and Sustainability at the University of Amsterdam. Supervisory Director, RABO Bank. Member, Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands (SER). She served as Director of research (1997-1999) and assistant director-general for agriculture (2000- 2006), the Agriculture Department of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), president of the Advisory Council, Research on Nature and Environment, vice-chair, Council of the United Nations University.

Ann Fudge

Ms. Ann M. Fudge serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Unilever PLC. She is the Non-Executive Director, Infosys, Novartis AG, General Electric Co., and Buzzient Inc. Chairman, US Programs Advisory Panel of Gates Foundation. Honorary director of Catalyst. Member, Foreign Affairs Policy Board, U.S. State Department. Member, Finance Committee of Harvard University. She served as Non-executive director, Buzzient Inc. 2010-2013. Chairman & CEO, Young & Rubicam 2003-2006. Various positions at General Mills 1977-1986, Kraft General Foods 1986-2001.

Charles Golden

Mr. Charles E. Golden is no longer a Non-Executive Independent Director of Unilever PLC., effective May 14, 2014. He served as Non-Executive Director Indiana University Health, Hill-Rom Holdings, Eaton Corporation and the Lilly Endowment. Member of Finance Committee, Indianapolis Museum of Art. Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer and Director, Eli Lilly and Company 1996-2006. Mr. Golden studied in Pennsylvania, graduating from Lafayette College in 1968 with a BA in Economics. He went on to obtain an MBA at Lehigh University in 1970.

Byron Grote

Dr. Byron E. Grote, Ph.D., serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Unilever PLC. He served as Executive Vice President, Corporate Business Activities, BP p.l.c. Member, UK Business – Government Forum on Tax and Globalisation 2008-2010. Vice-Chairman, UK Government’s Public Services Productivity Panel 1998-2000.

Sunil Mittal

Mr. Sunil Bharti Mittal serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Unilever PLC. He is Founder, chairman and group CEO, Bharti Enterprises. Prime Minister’s Council on Trade & Industry (India). Member, Board of SoftBank, Carnegie Endowment, International Telecommunication Union, Harvard University’s Global Advisory Council, Harvard Business School’s Dean’s Advisory Board. Commissioner of Broadband Commission at ITU. He serves as Non-executive director, Standard Chartered Bank PLC; president, Confederation of Indian Industry.

Hixonia Nyasulu

Ms. Hixonia Nyasulu serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Unilever PLC. She is Director, Barloworld Ltd. Member, advisory board of JP Morgan S.A. Beneficiary, Sequel Property Investments. She serves as Chairman, Sasol Ltd, Ithala Development Finance Corporation. Deputy chairman, Nedbank Limited. Non-executive director, AVI Ltd.

Malcolm Rifkind

The Rt. Hon. Sir Malcolm Rifkind serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Unilever PLC. He serves as Non-executive director, Adam Smith International and Continental Farmers Group plc.

Paul Walsh

Mr. Paul Steven Walsh serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Unilever PLC. He served as Chief Executive Officer and Director, Diageo PLC. Non-Executive Director, FedEx Corporation Inc. and Avanti Communications Group PLC. Member, Business Advisory Group, Advisor to the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Member, International Business Leaders Forum.
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