Unilever has announced that James A. Lawrence will be its new CFO.
Lawrence, currently vice chairman and CFO of General Mills which markets some
of the world’s best loved brands, including Häagen-Dazs and Green Giant, will
join Unilever on 1 September 2007 after taking over from Rudy Markham.
Unilever said in a statement: ‘Mr Lawrence will take up his duties as CFO
immediately upon joining and will be proposed for election to the Boards of
Unilever NV and PLC no later than the AGMs in May 2008.’
Commenting on his appointment, Unilever chairman, Michael Treschow, said:
‘I’m pleased to welcome Jim to the company and to the board. Despite having
excellent internal candidates we believe the fresh insights that his external
appointment brings will be of particular value at this time’.
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