Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) today announced the appointment of Willem Uijen as Executive Director, Supply Chain and a member of the HUL Board with effect from January 1, 2020.
Willem started his career at Unilever in 1999 as a management trainee in the Netherlands. Since then, he has worked across various roles in the Supply Chain function in planning, manufacturing, customer service and distribution. In his current role, he has been driving the profitability improvement agenda for Unilever's Home Care business, as well as the supply chain network transformation and development of partnerships to bring to life the division's strategy.
Mr. Uijen succeeds Mr. Pradeep Banerjee who is retiring after a successful career of four decades. Pradeep has been instrumental in transforming HUL's Supply Chain as well as creating a function which is more responsive, adaptive and driven by automation, data and analytics.
Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman and Managing Director, HUL, said, "I would like to welcome Willem to India and the HUL Board, and wish him success. I would also like to thank Pradeep for his invaluable contributions to HUL and Unilever through his illustrious career spanning 40 years. Pradeep will be missed for his astute sense of business and execution rigor, his ability to always do the right thing for the organisation and his purpose-driven advocacy on how we can leave a more positive impact on the society and the planet."
Shares of HINDUSTAN UNILEVER LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.2014.7 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 2004.75. The total number of shares traded during the day was 140340 in over 3987 trades.
The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 2031.65 and intraday low of 2006. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 282911735.