Priya Nair takes Helm as Unilever’s Business Group President for Beauty and Wellbeing

In keeping with the trend of Indians leading Global conglomerates, Priya Nair, a seasoned marketer from Hindustan Unilever, has assumed the role of Business Group President – Beauty and Wellbeing at the global FMCG giant Unilever.

In her capacity Priya will be responsible for overseeing the €12 billion business, which encompasses four essential pillars: Hair Care, Skin Care, Prestige Beauty, and Health and Wellbeing (Vitamins, Minerals, and Supplements).

With an impressive track record spanning 28 years, Nair has excelled in building successful brands that deeply connect with consumers.  Nair commenced her career at Hindustan Unilever in 1995, gaining foundational insights into consumer products across Home, Beauty, and Personal Care through various roles in sales and marketing. She spearheaded the Beauty & Personal Care and Homecare business units at Hindustan Unilever. Notably, as Head of Homecare, she orchestrated a remarkable turnaround and executed a portfolio and cost transformation, shaping a more sustainable and future-ready business.

Recognized as one of the most influential women in business in India for multiple years, Priya Nair has also served as an Independent Director on the board of a publicly listed Indian company. Additionally, she has contributed as a board member for ASCI, participated in various government bodies fostering public-private partnerships, and led industry forums such as MMA India.

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