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Hindustan Unilever Q1 Profit Up 20 pc, Shares Fall

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Hindustan Unilever Q1 Profit Up 20 pc, Shares Fall


Mr. Harish Manwani , Chairman
Mr. Harish Manwani (60) assumed charge as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Company with effect from 1st July, 2005. He is also the Chief Operating Officer of Unilever and a member of Unilever Leadership Executive (ULE).

Mr. Manwani joined the Company in 1976. He joined the Board of the Company in 1995 as a Director responsible for the Personal Products business. In addition, he held regional responsibility as the Category Leader for Personal Products for the then Central Asia & Middle East (CAME) Group.

In 2000, Mr. Manwani moved to UK as Senior Vice President for the Global Hair Care and Oral Care Categories and in early 2001, he was appointed as President - Home & Personal Care (HPC), Latin America Business Group. He has also served as the Chairman of Unilever’s Latin America Advisory Council. In 2004, he was appointed President and CEO of the HPC North America Business Group and in April 2005 was elevated to the Unilever Executive as the President - Asia & Africa. In 2008, Mr. Manwani received the CNBC Asia Business Leader of the Year Award and as a part of the Singapore National Day Awards 2012, Mr. Manwani was conferred the Public Service Medal (Friends of Singapore) by the Singapore Government.

Mr. Manwani is an Honours Graduate from the Mumbai University and holds a Master Degree in Management Studies. He has also attended the Advanced Management Programme (AMP) at Harvard Business School.

Mr. Manwani is a Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Company
Mr. Nitin Paranjpe, CEO and Managing Director
In his early years in the Company, Mr. Paranjpe worked as Area Sales Manager - Detergents and then Product Manager - Detergents. In April 1996, he became the Branch Manager - Chennai and in February 1999 he was appointed as a member of the Project Millennium Team.

In 2000, he moved to Unilever London, and was involved in a review of the organization structure. During 2001, he was an Executive Assistant to the Chairman and Executive Committee in Unilever London.

On his return to India in 2002, Mr. Paranjpe became the Category Head - Fabric Wash and Regional Brand Director (Asia) for several Laundry and Household Cleaning (HHC) brands. In 2004, he became Vice President - Home Care (Laundry & HHC) India, responsible for the Home Care business. He was appointed as the Executive Director for the Home & Personal Care business in March 2006.

Mr. Paranjpe was appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company in April 2008. He is also an Executive Vice President of Unilever Companies in South Asia.

Mr. Paranjpe holds a Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Mechanical) and MBA in Marketing from JBIMS, Mumbai.

Mr. Paranjpe is a member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee, Stakeholder Relationship Committee and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the Company.
Mr. R. Sridhar, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Sridhar Ramamurthy (47) joined the Company in 1989 and worked in a number of finance and commercial roles in India till December 2002 spanning Internal Audit, Factory Commercial, Post-acquisition Integration of TOMCO with HLL, Supply Chain and Corporate Accounts.

In January 2003, Mr. Sridhar moved to Singapore to take up the position of Vice President - Finance and Controller, Home and Personal Care Business Group for Unilever in Asia. With the changes to the Unilever organisation during 2005 - 2008, his role expanded over the years and he was appointed as Vice President - Finance and Controller, Unilever Asia, Africa, Middle East, Turkey, Central & Eastern Europe (AACEE), the largest of the 3 regions of Unilever.

On his return to India, Mr. Sridhar was appointed as Executive Director - Finance & IT and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective July, 2009.

Mr. Sridhar is a Gold Medallist Chartered Accountant. He is also a qualified Cost Accountant and Company Secretary. Mr. Sridhar is a Commerce Graduate from R. A. Podar College, Mumbai.

He is a member of the Stakeholder Relationship Committee and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the Company
Mr. Pradeep Banerjee, Executive Director, Supply Chain
He has held a series of assignments in Supply Chain, Research & Development and Categories. Mr. Banerjee became the Vice President - Technical (Home & Personal Care) in 2003 and later moved to UK in 2005 as Vice President – Global Supply Chain for Personal Care Category. He served as the Vice President for Global Procurement in Singapore.

Mr. Banerjee was appointed as Executive Director - Supply Chain of the Company in March 2010. He holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering (Chemical) from IIT Delhi.

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