Harish Manwani, COO of Unilever
|Born||1952 (age 61–62)
|Occupation||Chief operating officer, Unilever|
In 1976, Manwani joined the then Hindustan Lever Limited. He became a member of the board and took the responsibility of Personal Products business as Director. He also took care of business group in Central Asia and Middle East.
He became Senior Vice President of Global Hair Care and Oral Care in 2001 and moved to the UK. The next year he was appointed President of Home and Personal Care of the Latin America division. He was also made Chairman of Unilever's Latin America Advisory Council.
He became President and CEO of HPC North America in 2004.
He joined Unilever in 2005 as President of Asia and Africa division. He was also made non-executive chairman of Hindustan Unilever.
He is also a member of the Executive Board of the Indian School of Business and serves on the Supervisory Board of ING Groep NV.
He was appointed as the global COO for Unilever in June 2011.
Harish is married and has two daughters.
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- Burritt, Chris; Fletcher, Clementine (2011-06-24). "Unilever Names Asia Head Manwani as Chief Operating Officer". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2012-10-07.
- "Asia Business Leader Awards (ABLA) 2008".
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