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Shiva Krishnamurthy

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Executive Director, Foods and Refreshment

Shiva Krishnamurthy is the Executive Director of Foods and Refreshment at Hindustan Unilever Limited.

Before this, he was the Vice President of Foods and Beverages for Unilever South Asia. Under Shiva’s tenure during the last 10 years, HUL became the market leader in Tea in India. HUL also won the prestigious Glass Grand Prix at Cannes for the Brooke Bond Red Label 6-Pack Band - India’s first transgender band. Several other brand campaigns under Shiva’s leadership have been recognised with prestigious industry awards in India.

Shiva’s diverse expertise spans brand crafting, mix design, and end-to-end P&L leadership. His innovative approach has led to significant advancements in HUL’s core portfolio, including Lifebuoy and Lux. Notably, he spearheaded the innovation for the Radiant brand in the Home Care category for Southeast Asia, based in Singapore.

Shiva is an alumnus of XLRI Jamshedpur. He joined HUL in 2000 after a brief stint with PepsiCo and worked as an area sales manager with HUL’s Customer Development team. Shiva is married to Asha, and they have one daughter, Nandini.

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