CFO and CDCO Unilever to leave

CFO and CDCO Unilever to leave

30-05-2023 Unilever announced that Graeme Pitkethly, the Chief Financial Officer, has informed the Board of his intention to leave at the end of May 2024. In addition, Conny Braams, the Chief Digital and Commercial Officer (CDCO) and member of the Unilever Leadership Executive (ULE), has decided to leave Unilever in August 2023.

As a result of Graeme Pikethly's departure, the Board will formally search both internally and externally for a suitable successor.

Conny Braams joined the ULE in January 2020 and previously held various senior management positions, including Executive Vice President (EVP) for Central Europe and EVP for Foodsolutions Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Braams' successor will be announced at a later date.

Unilever CEO Alan Jope said, "I would like to thank Graeme for his tremendous contribution to Unilever over the past 21 years. As CFO, he has provided great leadership to our business and has been instrumental in sharpening our strategy and improving our operational performance."

"I am very grateful to Conny for her outstanding leadership of our digital, marketing and commercial agenda over the past four years, and for her impressive contribution to Unilever over three decades. As CDCO, she has helped transform our company into a forward-looking, fully digitized organization."