Mr Sanjiv Mehta

Mr Sanjiv Mehta (58) is the Chairman & Managing Director of Hindustan Unilever Limited. He also leads Unilever’s South Asia business as President, Unilever, South Asia and is a member of the Unilever Leadership Executive.

Sanjiv Mehta

Chairman & Managing Director

Sanjiv Mehta is the Chairman and Managing Director of HUL since 30th June, 2018. He has been leading Unilever’s business in India and South Asia since October 2013 as CEO and Managing Director, HUL and Executive Vice President, Unilever, South Asia. Sanjiv was appointed as President, Unilever, South Asia and member of the Unilever Leadership Executive, effective May 2019.

Sanjiv has been with Unilever for 26 years and during the last 17 years has led businesses in different parts of the world. He has been the Chairman and Managing Director of Unilever Bangladesh Limited (2002-06), Chairman and CEO of Unilever Philippines Inc. (2007-08) and Chairman of Unilever - North Africa & Middle East (2008 – September 2013).

Sanjiv chairs the FMCG Committee of FICCI as well as the national committee on MNCs of CII. Sanjiv also chairs Xynteo's 'India 2022', a purpose-driven business coalition of top Indian and MNC companies formed with an intention to solve some of the intractable environmental and social issues, and is working to create a new model of growth.

He co-chairs the Advisory Network to the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy. Sanjiv is a member of the India Advisory Board of Harvard Business School and is a Director on the Board of The Indian School of Business. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Breach Candy Hospital Trust, Mumbai.

Sanjiv is a Chartered Accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

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