Alan Jope has been CEO of Unilever since 2019. He will resign from his position to retire after five years, at the end of 2023. Jope indicates that now that he is aproaching his fifth year as CEO, and after more than 35 years at Unilever, it is time to look for a successor. 'Growth remains our top priority and in the coming quarters I will continue to fully focus on the disciplined execution of our strategy and maximizing the benefits of our new organization,' said Jope.
The board of directors is looking for a successor for Alan Jope, considering both internal and external candidates.