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.
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" Mehta added.
Sundaram joined the company as a Management Trainee in 1999. Over the past 17 years, he has had stints spanning Customer Development (CD) and Marketing across a number of categories.