Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) today announced a key change in the Management Committee of the Company. Punit Misra, currently Executive Director and Vice President, Sales and Customer Development, has decided to leave Hindustan Unilever to pursue an external opportunity.
Srinandan Sundaram, currently Vice President, Skin Care, will take over from Punit as the Executive Director, Sales & Customer Development, and will join the HUL Management Committee. The change will be effective from 1st September, 2016.
Mr. Sanjiv Mehta, CEO & Managing Director, HUL, said, "I would like to welcome Srinandan to the HUL Management Committee and wish him success in his new role. Under Srinandan’s leadership, the Hair and Skin Care businesses have seen strong growth fuelled by innovations and brilliant marketing."
"I would also like to thank Punit for his invaluable contribution to Unilever over the last twenty years. He passionately led a transformational Customer Development (CD) agenda which has helped strengthen the CD function of HUL. I wish him the very best for his future endeavours" Sanjiv added.
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Srinandan Sundaram (age: 41 years)
Srinandan joined the company as a Management Trainee in 1999. Over the past 17 years, Srinandan has had stints spanning Customer Development (CD) and Marketing across a number of categories. Srinandan has held leadership roles in CD across General Trade and Modern Trade. Since 2009, Srinandan has led several categories in the Personal Care business including Oral Care, Deodorants, Hair Care and most recently Skin Care.
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Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is India's largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods company touching the lives of two out of three Indians. HUL works to create a better future every day. We help people feel good, look good and get more out of life with brands and services that are good for them and good for others.