Ms Priya Nair
Ms Priya Nair (47) joined Hindustan Unilever Limited in the Consumer Insights team in 1995.
Executive Director – Home Care, Hindustan Unilever & Vice President – Unilever, South Asia
Priya Nair (47) is Executive Director – Home Care for Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) and Vice President – Unilever South Asia, responsible for Home Care business spanning India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
Her key responsibilities include business delivery on top line and bottom line by creating and delivering a strategic plan for the business.
Under her leadership as Executive Director, the Home Care business has grown at strong double digits and expanded margins leading to strong value creation for Unilever over the last five years.
Priya has led the sustainability initiatives for HUL with a focus on the WASH (Water, Sanitation, hygiene) programme for the company, reaching over 140 million people with a sanitation and hygiene intervention under the ‘Swachh Aadat Swachh Bharat’ initiative, educating consumers to adopt three clean habits of washing hands with soap, drinking clean purified water and using a clean toilet.
Priya was invited by Niti Aayog to participate in the Champions of Change programme aimed at creation of a new India, which was chaired by Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Priya has been recognised as one of the most influential women marketeers in India and amongst the most powerful women in Indian business by Business Today, Fortune India and Impact Magazine.