- Chief Executive Officer, Unilever, United Kingdom
BBA/BA, Univ. of Groningen; MBA/MA in Economics and Finance, Univ. of Cincinnati. Formerly, senior positions at Procter and Gamble and Nestlé. CEO, Unilever. President, Kilimanjaro Blind Trust. Chairman, Advisory Board, Perkins International. Member, UN Global Compact Board. Vice-Chairman, WBCSD. Member, International Business Council, World Economic Forum. Director, Conservation Int'l. Member of the Board, Consumer Goods Forum; Co-Chair, Board Strategy and Sustainability committees. Awards: WSJ/CNBC European Business Leader of the Year 2003; Carl Lindner Award, Univ. of Cincinnati (2006); Chief Financial Officer of the Year 2007, Investor Magazine; Atlantic Council Distinguished Business Leadership Award 2012.