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Explained: Who is Leena Nair, Chanel's new Indian-origin CEO?

December 16, 2021 7:52 am

According to a statement released by Chanel, Leena Nair will be joining the company at the end of January and will be based in London. It added that the new appointments would ensure its "long-term success as a private company”.

Unilever CHRO Leena Nair quits, joins French luxury fashion house Chanel as global chief executive

December 14, 2021 10:23 pm

🔴 Nair, an alumnus of XLRI Jamshedpur, had joined HUL, Unilever's Indian subsidiary in 1992 and worked for 30 years.

Unilever to eliminate fossil fuels in cleaning products by 2030

September 02, 2020 6:16 pm

Unilever said it will replace 100 per cent of the carbon derived from fossil fuels in its cleaning and laundry product formulations with renewable or recycled carbon.

Facebook, Twitter tumble on Unilever’s social-media pullback

June 27, 2020 1:04 pm

Unilever, which owns names like Hellmann’s mayonnaise and Axe shower gel and has an annual advertising budget of almost $8 billion, said it won’t advertise on Facebook, Twitter and Facebook-owned Instagram for the rest of the year because of the hate speech and polarized politics that users often post.

A ‘crucial voice’ for corporate responsibility, Unilever CEO steps down

November 30, 2018 4:48 pm

As Unilever’s chief, Polman had emerged as one of the most prominent voices in the corporate world calling for changes to the status quo, encouraging big companies to reduce emissions, embrace renewable energy, improve conditions for workers among others.

Music video goes viral: Inspired by Nicki Minaj, Tamil Nadu rapper Sofia Ashraf targets Unilever

August 03, 2015 5:33 am

The video by Ashraf, as of Sunday night, had garnered over 7lakh views in under 3 days of being posted on Youtube and after being shared on social media sites likes Reddit.

Unilever buys majority share in China water business

March 10, 2014 2:08 am

Deal will more than double the size of our water purification business and will bring together complementary technology... all under the Unilever umbrella said Polman.

Facebook, Unilever to study Internet adoption in rural India

February 25, 2014 12:59 pm

Unilever already has extensive experience developing and deploying programmes for rural consumers.

Yearender: Global FMCG majors PepsiCo,Unilever,GlaxoSmithKline bet big on India

December 25, 2013 12:44 pm

2013 saw global beverages major PepsiCo announcing to invest Rs 33,000 cr in Indian operations.