2019 Speakers

Nitin Paranjpe
Chief Operating Officer, Unilever
Nitin was appointed COO of Unilever in 2019 and has been a member of the Unilever leadership executive since 2013. Prior to this role, he served as President, Foods & Refreshment, and as President of Unilever’s Home Care Division. Nitin joined Hindustan Unilever Limited (India) in 1987. In 2000, he moved to Unilever London and worked as Executive Assistant to the Chairman and Unilever Executive Committee. In 2008, he was appointed as CEO of Hindustan Unilever Limited, India, and Executive Vice President for Unilever, South Asia. For his efforts in blazing a trail for diversity, Nitin won the 2019 GG2 Hammer Award.
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