HUL Board appoints Ranjay Gulati as Independent Director

Gulati is the former President of the Business Policy and Strategy Division at the Academy of Management

by Team PITCH
Published - March 13, 2023
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HUL Board appoints Ranjay Gulati as Independent Director

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has appointed Ranjay Gulati as an Independent Director on its Board, effective 1st April 2023.

Gulati comes with a rich understanding of Business Strategy and is presently, a Professor at Harvard Business School. He is an expert on organisational growth and until recently, chaired the Advanced Management Program, the School’s flagship Senior Leader Executive Program.

Sanjiv Mehta, CEO and Managing Director, HUL, said, “Mr Gulati is a thought leader in the field of business strategy and organisational behaviour. Through his work, he has been developing solutions for organisations that are seeking to grow rapidly in turbulent markets. Mr Gulati upholds the importance of building resilience while also retaining culture and the energy for innovations. I strongly believe that his deep insights will benefit the Company immensely.”

Nitin Paranjpe, Non-Executive Chairman, HUL welcomed Mr Gulati and added, “We are delighted to have such an eminent scholar on the Board of the Company. Mr Gulati’s knowledge and deep understanding of cultivating a winning mindset while keeping purpose at the heart will surely help the Company steer further ahead in its future-fit journey.”

Gulati said, “It is a privilege to join the Board of such an iconic company. HUL is one of the best and most respected consumer goods companies in the country. I look forward to my role as an Independent Director.”