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Unilever appoints Heiko Schipper as President, Nutrition


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Unilever today announced the appointment of Heiko Schipper as President, Nutrition Business Group.

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Heiko, currently President, Bayer Consumer Health, has deep experience and a successful track record in the global foods and nutrition industry. He started his career at Nestlé, spending more than 20 years in sales and marketing roles in Asia, before rising to lead Nestlé’s global Nutrition business division as CEO in 2014.

He joined Bayer in 2018 and has since driven significant performance improvements to deliver industry-leading growth for Bayer’s Consumer Health division.

Unilever CEO Hein Schumacher said: “Heiko is a global business leader with deep expertise and experience of the foods and nutrition industry and a long track record of delivering sustained high performance. He is a very impactful, values-driven leader and I look forward to working with him as we continue our focus on accelerating the growth of Unilever’s Nutrition business, which includes our leading Knorr and Hellmann’s global Power Brands.”

Heiko will join Unilever and its Leadership Executive on 1 May 2024.

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