Samir Singh, currently Vice President & Executive Director, Personal Care at Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) will be taking over as the Global Executive Vice President, Skin Cleansing at Unilever. Sandeep Kohli, currently Vice President, Myanmar Cambodia & Laos will succeed Samir Singh as Vice President and Executive Director, Personal Care, HUL.
Singh has successfully led the HUL Personal Care (PC) business to not just consolidate its position as the country's largest PC company, but also driven it to become one of the fastest growing beauty businesses in India.
Sandeep Kohli brings with him a rich experience of developing Unilever business, brands and people from his stints across India, UK and the high potential D&E markets of South East Asia and Australasia (SEAA).
Sanjiv Mehta, CEO and MD, HUL said, “The new appointments reflect the Company’s commitment towards leadership development and our tradition of leveraging talent across markets. This also emphasizes the importance of HUL and of India for Unilever.”
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank Samir for his contribution to the HUL PC business. Under his leadership, we have accelerated the pace of innovations, built a Digital and Content development strategy and created new business models for India which will dramatically strengthen the PC business for the future,” said Mr.Mehta and added, “I am pleased to welcome Sandeep to his new role. I am confident that he will build on the growth momentum and drive the India PC business further ahead.”