Former VP and business head of Unilever Professional Aseem Puri has been promoted to CEO of Unilever Korea. This is an added remit to his current role as CMO of Unilever International.
According to his LinkedIn, Puri will lead marketing, innovation and digital communication for Unilever International globally, and manage brand building for its portfolio. In addition, Puri will also lead the P&L for South Asia, Southeast Asia and North Asia for Unilever International managing over a 100 brand market cells.
Puri has been with Unilever since 2003, starting off as an area sales and customer manager. In his time with the FMCG company, Puri has held several senior roles such as regional brand manager, marketing director, and VP of global marketing and business development. He has previously worked on eCommerce launches, global CRM platform building and white space mapping, among others.
Marketing has reached out to Puri for additional information on his role.
Recently, Unilever promoted Conny Braams to the new role of chief digital and marketing officer, months after former chief marketing and communications officer Keith Weed retired in April 2019. Braams last helmed the role of EVP, Middle Europe, and was responsible for Unilever’s business in DACH, Nordics, Italy and the Benelux, where she led the company’s largest European unit.
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