Nitin Paranjpe

Nitin Paranjpe

Nitin Paranjpe is now the President of the Home Care Business of Unilever globally.


  • He is now the President of the Home Care Business of Unilever globally.
  • Before this global role and promotion, he was the MD and CEO of Hindustan Unilever, before which he served as Executive director of Hindustan Unilever since June 1, 2007.


  • He acquired Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering (BE) from College of Engineering, Pune.
  • He also acquired an MBA degree in Marketing from  Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai.

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  • In his early years in Hindustan Unilever, Paranjpe worked as Area Sales Manager – Detergents.
  • After working as a Sales Manager in  Hindustan Unilever , he worked as an Product Manager- Detergents.
  •  In April 1996, he became the Branch Manager – Chennai and in February 1999 he was appointed as a member of the Project Millennium Team.
  • During 2001, he was an Executive Assistant to the Chairman and Executive Committee in Unilever London.
  • On his return to India in 2002, Paranjpe became the Category Head – Fabric Wash and Regional Brand Director (Asia) for several Laundry and Household Cleaning (HHC) brands.
  • In 2004, he became Vice President – Home Care (Laundry & HHC) India.
  •  He was appointed as the Executive Director for the Home & Personal Care business in March 2006.
  • Paranjpe was appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company in April 2008.
  • He is also an Executive Vice President of Unilever Companies in South Asia.
  • Paranjpe is a member of the Shareholders’ / Investors’ Grievance Committee and the Compensation Committee of the Company.