Mumbai: Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has announced the appointment of Prabha Narasimhan as Executive Director – Home Care, HUL. Prabha replaces Priya Nair, currently Executive Director – Home Care who moves as Executive Director – Beauty and Personal Care, HUL. Priya takes over from SandeepKohli who will relocate to Dubai as VP – Beauty & Personal Care for our North Africa, Middle East, Turkey and Russia markets.
Priya will continue to be a member of the HUL Management Committee, and Prabha will join the Management Committee effective February 1, 2020.
Priya joined HUL in the Consumer Insights team in 1995. In a career spanning almost 25 years, she has demonstrated diverse and rich experience across Consumer Insights, Customer Development and Marketing. Under her leadership, the Home Care category has delivered strong, consistent and competitive growth. She has led our USLP agenda with the ‘HUL Swachh Aadat, Swachh Bharat’ programme, bringing decisive focus to the organisation’s efforts on sustainability.
Prabha joined HUL in 1999 and in a career spanning two decades, she has worked across businesses and geographies. In her most recent role, Prabha has been leading the Skin and Colour Cosmetics business where she has delivered consistent and market-beating growth in a highly competitive and fast-growing category.
Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman and Managing Director, HUL, said, “I would like to thank Sandeep for his leadership in growing our Beauty and Personal Care business and wish him the very best for his new role. I look forward to Priya taking the Beauty and Personal Care division to the next level of performance and take this opportunity to thank her for her outstanding contributions to Home Care. And finally, I would like to welcome Prabha to the HUL Management Committee and wish her great success.”