Hindustan Lever Ltd (HLL), yesterday announced changes
in its management and organisational structure.
M.S. Banga, Chairman, HLL, has been appointed as the
Business Group President of Unilever''s personal care
(HPC) business in Asia. He will, however, continue as
non-executive Chairman of HLL.
four-member team called National Management headed by
M.K. Sharma, Vice-Chairman of HLL, will be in charge
of operations at HLL. The other members of the team
are, D. Sundaram, Director - Finance & IT; Arun
Adhikari, Managing Director - HPC; S. Ravindranath,
Managing Director - Foods.
Aart Weijburj, Director (Detergents), and Guninder Kapur,
Executive Director (Foods), will be joining Unilever,
HLL''s parent company
National Management team will have the responsibility
for HLL''s performance and results and overall co-ordination
of the divisional structure and corporate, the company
said in a news release.
The FMCG businesses will be consolidated to form two
divisions - HPC and Foods. HPC will include soaps, detergents
and personal products, while Foods Division will include
beverage, foods, ice cream and confectionery businesses.
Banga will have an overall responsibility for the HPC
business of Unilever in Asia covering India, China,
Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines,
Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand,
Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
ventures and non-FMCG businesses comprising plantations
and speciality exports will continue to be headed by
three Executive Directors - Dalip Sehgal (new ventures),
Satish Dhall (plantations) and Anoop Mathur (technology
and speciality exports).
will report to Sharma, who will also be responsible
for human resources, marketing services, corporate affairs,
corporate communication, technology, and legal &