|Alma mater||Jai Hind College (HSC) |
College of Engineering, Pune (B.E.)
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (MBA)
|Occupation||President Home Care, Unilever|
Nitin Paranjpe is President of Unilever's Home Care business, a role he was appointed to on 1 October 2013. Before this global role, he was the CEO of the Indian business - Hindustan Unilever - and Executive Vice President for the South Asia region.
Nitin Paranjpe joined Unilever in 1987, as a management trainee in its Indian subsidiary. In his early years he performed different roles across marketing and customer development. Subsequently he moved to London to work as Assistant to the Unilever Chairman and then returned to lead the Laundry and Household Care categories in India before joining the management committee of the Indian business in 2006 as head of the Home and Personal Care business.
Nitin Paranjpe became the CEO of the Indian business and Executive Vice President for the South Asia region in 2008, a role he performed until Oct of 2013, when he became President of Unilever's Home Care business. Effective January 2018, Nitin Paranjpe is appointed President of the newly created Foods and Refreshment business unit. In his current role, Nitin Paranjpe is also a member of the Unilever Leadership Executive.
- 2018: Appointed President of Unilever's Foods and Refreshment business and member of the Unilever Leadership Executive
- 2013: Appointed President of Unilever's Home Care business and joined the Unilever Leadership Executive
- 2008: Chief Executive Officer of Hindustan Unilever Limited, India and Executive Vice President for the South Asia cluster
- 2006: Executive Director of Home & Personal Care, India
- 2004: Vice President of Home Care, India
- 2002: Category Head - Fabric Wash and Regional Brand Director (Asia), Laundry and Household Cleaning
- 2001: Executive Assistant to the Chairman and Unilever Executive Committee
- 1999: Member of the Project Millennium Team
- 1987: Joined Unilever and held various roles including Product Manager for Detergents and Sales head for the Southern Region.
- "Executive Profile Nitin Paranjpe". businessweek.com.