Unilever announces Hein Schumacher to its Board as upcoming Non-Executive Director

– UK, London –  Unilever PLC (LON: ULVR | NYSE: UN), today announced the appointment of Hein Schumacher to its Board as a Non-Executive Director, effective from 4 October 2022.

“I am delighted to welcome Hein to the Board. He has a strong track record in international consumer goods and will bring a deep understanding of our industry and the environment in which we are operating. We look forward to benefitting from his insight and experience.” said Board Chairman, Nils Andersen.

Hein will also join the Audit Committee.

About Hein Schumacher

Hein Schumacher brings a wealth of international experience from the consumer goods sector and is currently CEO of Royal FrieslandCampina, an €11.5bn revenue Dutch dairy co-operative.

Before joining Royal FrieslandCampina in 2014, Hein Schumacher spent more than a decade at Kraft Heinz Food Company, across a range of finance and operational roles, most recently leading the Group’s operations in the Asia Pacific. Before joining Kraft Heinz, Hein Schumacher worked at Ahold, the international retailer, having initially started his career as a graduate trainee at Unilever.

For more information: https://www.unilever.com

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