People: Unilever NV (UN_pa.AS)
23 Feb 2012
Mr. Jan Zijderveld serves as President - Europe at Unilever NV since February 2011. He joined the Company in 1987, moving through a variety of roles in Australasia, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He was educated in New Zealand, graduating from the University of Waikato with a General Management degree in 1987 before joining the Company as brand manager. From 1992, he spent five years in marketing roles at Unilever Netherlands in Rotterdam. In 1997, the role of Marketing Director combined with the director’s role for the European Olive Oil category brought him to Milan, Italy. His next move was to Stockholm in 2000 as Chairman of Unilever’s Nordic ice cream business; then in 2004 he relocated to Dubai as Chairman of Unilever’s businesses in Arabia and Iran. In 2007, he became Chairman of Unilever’s Middle East and North Africa-based businesses, representing 20 countries. In 2008, he moved to Singapore, as Executive Vice President of Unilever South East Asia and Australasia. He is Board Member at AIM, FoodDrinkEurope, Pepsi/Unilever Lipton JV, Board Member and Co-Chair of ECR Europe (Efficient Consumer Response), Member at Groupe d'Ouchy and Member of Dutch Advisory Council, INSEAD.
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