Ms Anuradha Razdan

Ms Anuradha Razdan (44) joined Unilever in 1999 as a Management Trainee.

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Executive Director – Human Resources (HR), Hindustan Unilever & Vice President – HR, Unilever, South Asia

Anuradha is a member of the Management Committee of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) as Executive Director, Human Resources (HR) and Vice President HR, Unilever South Asia.

She is a business-focused HR leader who has had an international career with rich experiences in HUL and global leadership roles, partnering members of the Unilever Leadership Executive.

She passed out of XLRI in 1999 and joined HUL as a Management Trainee.

Anuradha spent the first 14 years of her HUL career, working with teams in Customer Development, Employee Relations, and as HR Partner to members of the HUL Management Committee in Supply Chain and Marketing. As Leadership Development Director, South Asia, she led the Talent agenda, across five markets, and was instrumental in bringing significant external recognition to the company.

She worked at Unilever’s headquarters in London for six years, first as Executive Assistant to the former CHRO, followed by a four-year stint as Vice President HR, Home Care, where she shaped the organisational and cultural transformation of the business globally, to be more agile & consumer connected. She has strong M&A experience having worked with the Unilever Prestige business and has also led the Global Talent Attraction and Employer Brand agenda for Unilever.

Her purpose is “To spark magic between people, passion and opportunity – for the benefit of the business, of society and us all.”

Anuradha is a Board member of NHRDN India and a member of the CII National Committee for HR and Leadership. She featured in the Spencer Stuart & Economic Times list of Rising Indian Women Leaders in 2015.

She is married to Harsha, who is in a Consulting career. They have a son, Rishi, who is ten years old. As a family, they love to travel & discover new places and cultures. Anuradha’s other interests include reading, and she follows tennis passionately.

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