HUL splits home and personal care business

Written by fe Bureau | Updated: Aug 12 2014, 06:28am hrs
Hindustan Unilever on Monday announced key changes to its management committee. The company split its home and personal care (HPC) business into two verticals home care and personal care.

Hemant Bakshi, currently executive director - home and personal care, will be appointed as executive vice-president (EVP) of Unilever Indonesia.

The company has appointed Samir Singh as executive director-personal care while Priya Nair, currently vice president - laundry, has been named executive director of the home care business.

Prior to this, Singh was working as global brand vice-president Lifebuoy and vice-president - personal care lead, South Asia Cluster, Unilever.

Sanjiv Mehta, CEO & MD, HUL said, ''We have reorganised our HPC business into two separate businesses to focus on the growth drivers for each of these businesses.''

Singh and Nair will be part of the management committee of HUL, and their appointments are effective October 1, 2014.