President Europe, Unilever
Hanneke Faber is the President Europe of Unilever as of January, 2018. Prior to joining Unilever, Hanneke was Chief Ecommerce & Innovation Officer & Member of the Executive Committee at Ahold Delhaize. Since 2013 she led Ahold Delhaize global on-line business and was responsible for global Omnichannel Customer Loyalty and Innovation. Before joining Ahold Delhaize, Hanneke was the Vice President and General Manager of Global Pantene, Head & Shoulders and Herbal Essences at Procter & Gamble, where she began her career in 1992. She held other senior roles in marketing and general management in both Europe and the United States. Europe. Hanneke was a 7-time Dutch national springboard diving champion. She attended the University of Houston (Texas, USA) on an athletic scholarship, and graduated summa cum laude with a BA and an MBA.
About Unilever: Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Personal Care, Home Care and Food and Refreshment products with sales in over 190 countries and reaching 2.5 billion consumers a day. Unilever has more than 400 brands found in homes all over the world, including Persil, Dove, Knorr, Domestos, Hellmann’s, Lipton, Wall’s, PG Tips, Ben & Jerry’s, Magnum and Lynx. Unilever’s purpose is to make sustainable living common place, and its vision is to grow the business, whilst decoupling our environmental footprint from our growth and increasing our positive social impact.
Memberships: Member of the supervisory board of Bayer AG, Germany Member of the LEAD (Leading Executives Advancing Diversity) advisory board.