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Maria Varsellona

Maria was appointed to the role of Chief Legal Officer and Group Secretary on 1 April 2022.

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Chief Legal Officer and Group Secretary

Maria is responsible for Unilever’s Legal, Intellectual Property, Privacy and Business Integrity functions.

History

  • 2022: Appointed as Chief Legal Officer and Group Secretary
  • 2019 - 2022: General Counsel and Member of the Group Executive Committee, ABB
  • 2017 - 2020: Board Member, Nordea
  • 2018 - 2019: President Nokia Technologies
  • 2014 - 2019: EVP Chief Legal Officer, Nokia
  • 2013 - 2014: General Counsel, Nokia
  • 2016 - 2018: Board Member, Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell
  • 2011 - 2013: General Counsel, Tetra Pak
  • 2009 - 2011: General Counsel, Sidel
  • 2006 - 2009: Senior Counsel Commercial Operations, GE O&G
  • 2005 - 2006: Senior Counsel Europe, Hertz
  • 2001 - 2004: Senior Counsel Global Services, GE Oil & Gas
  • 1994 - 2001: Lawyer at Law Firms in Italy and UK