Unilever CEO, Alan Jope, will speak on Unilever’s sustainable business and how it will continue to expand in Asia over the next decade in our upcoming webinar on 18th August. This is a members-only event.
Alan Jope is a Scottish businessperson and has been the CEO of Unilever since January 2019. Born in Scotland, earning a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Edinburgh Business School. He also attended Harvard Business School’s general management program in 2001.
Jope joined Unilever in 1985 as a graduate marketing trainee. He was the president of beauty and personal care, the largest division at Unilever. He has had stints running its operations in India and China.
From 2009, Jope led Unilever’s business in China and North Asia, doubling its size and laying important foundations for future success. He was appointed to Unilever’s Leadership Executive in 2011 in his role as President of Unilever’s businesses across North Asia. His previous senior roles have also included President Russia, Africa & Middle East; global category leader for several of Unilever’s Foods businesses; and President of Unilever’s Home & Personal Care business in North America. Earlier, Jope worked in a number of sales and marketing roles in the UK, Thailand, and the US.