HUL appoints Rohit Jawa as CEO, to succeed Sanjiv Mehta
Rohit Jawa will take over as the new Managing Director & CEO of HUL from 27th June, 2023. He will join the company as CEO designate and Whole-time Director from 1st April, 2023. Rohit will also take over as President, Unilever South Asia
Source | economictimes.indiatimes.com | ET Online
Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) today announced that Rohit Jawa will take over as the new managing director and CEO of India’s largest FMCG company from 27th June, 2023. Rohit (56) is currently the chief of transformation for Unilever in London. Sanjiv Mehta, the current CEO, will retire from the company. Rohit Jawa will join the company as CEO designate and whole-time director from 1st April, 2023, HUL said. He will also take over as President, Unilever South Asia.
He started his career with HUL as a management trainee in 1988. As EVP for North Asia & chairman for Unilever China, he led a significant transformation of Unilever China into a competitive, profitable, and consistent business, now Unilever’s 3rd biggest globally. As the chairman of Unilever Philippines, he had led the business to become one of the top 10 markets for Unilever globally.
Rohit Jawa is a graduate from St. Stephen College and later did his MBA from FMS, University of Delhi, according to his LinkedIn profile. He also participated in advanced management program at Harvard Business School.