Mr. Sanjiv Mehta

Mr. Sanjiv Mehta (56) joined the Board of the Company in October 2013. He is also the Executive Vice President for Unilever in South Asia and a member of Unilever’s Global Market Executive.

Sanjiv Mehta

Managing Director and CEO

Mr. Mehta joined Unilever in October 1992. He has led several Unilever businesses across South Asia, South East Asia and Middle East. He was appointed Chairman and Managing Director of Unilever Bangladesh in 2002. In 2007, he was appointed as Chairman and CEO of Unilever Philippines. In 2008, he took up responsibility as the Chairman of Unilever North Africa and Middle East (NAME), leading a multi country organisation spanning 20 countries in the region. 

During his tenure as the head of various Unilever Companies, the business achieved significant success accelerating both growth and profitability. Importantly, he has been instrumental in building leadership talent and substantially strengthening organisational capabilities. 

Before joining Unilever, Mr. Mehta worked for Union Carbide India. He is a Commerce graduate and a Chartered Accountant. He has also completed Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School. 

He is a Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Stakeholders’ Relationship Committee and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the Company.

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