Chief Executive Officer Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V.
Member of the Board of Directors since February 2010
Paul Polman was elected to the Dow Board of Directors in February 2010, and serves on the Environment, Health, Safety and Technology Committee.
Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V. – Chief Executive Officer, January 2009 to date. Nestlé S.A. – Executive Vice President of Americas, January 2008-September 2008; Chief Financial Officer 2006-2008. The Procter & Gamble Company (a provider of consumer, pharmaceutical, cleaning, personal care and pet products) – Group President Europe, 2001-2006; CFO of the Year 2007, Investor Magazine; Carl Lindner Award 2006, University of Cincinnati; WSJ/CNBC European Business Leader of the Year 2003. Member of United Nations high level task force on post 2015 development goals. President of the Kilimanjaro Blindtrust/Chair of Perkins International Advisory Board. Board member of Global Consumer Goods Forum. Member: International Business Council of WEF, Swiss American Chamber of Commerce and vice chair of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Member of the B-Team (a global initiative to help transform the future of business). Honorary degrees from Universities of Northumbria, UK in 2000 and University of Cincinnati in 2009.