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 Jan 2009 to date. Nestlé S.A. – Executive Vice President of America, Canada, Latin America, Caribbean 2008-Sept 2008; Chief Financial Officer 2006-2008. The Procter & Gamble Company – Group President Europe 2001-2006; Vice President and Managing Director UK 1995-1998; Vice President & General Manager Iberia 1989-1995; Category Manager & Marketing Director France 1986-1989; Finance assignments leading to Associate Finance Director 1979-1986. CFO of the Year 2007, Investor Magazine; Carl Lindner Award 2006, University of Cincinnati; WSJ/CNBC European Business Leader of the Year 2003. President of the Kilimanjaro Blind trust/Chair of Perkins International Advisory Board. Member, European Round Table, International Business Council of WEF, Swiss American Chamber of Commerce and World Business Council for Sustainable Development. Former Board Member of Alcon. Hon degrees from Universities of Northumbria, UK in 2000 and University of Cincinnati in 2009.