Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has announced the appointments of Anuradha Razdan as Executive Director, Human Resources, and Dr. Vibhav Sanzgiri as Executive Director, Research and Development. Both Anuradha and Dr. Sanzgiri will join HUL’s Management Committee with effect from June 1, 2019.
Anuradha joined HUL as a Management Trainee in 1999 and returns to India after a successful stint in Unilever, more recently partnering the Global Home Care category and heading Global Talent Attraction. She succeeds BP Biddappa who is moving to a global role as VP HR-Home Care, New Business Models & Firm of the Future, Unilever. In addition to partnering Global Home Care and the New Businesses, Biddappa will lead the work enabling Unilever’s transformation to a future-ready, market winning organization over the next decade.
Vibhav joined HUL in 1997 and has held various global and regional R&D roles in Skin Care and Skin Cleansing categories. With several patents to his name, Vibhav is a trained Microbiologist and Molecular Biologist and is responsible for numerous product innovations in Beauty and Personal Care.
Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman and Managing Director, HUL, said, “I would like to welcome Anuradha and Vibhav to the Management Committee and wish them success. Anuradha has played an important role in driving the organizational and cultural transformation of the Home Care business globally and in shaping Unilever’s Employer Brand strategy. Vibhav’s appointment reinforces our commitment to land leading-edge technology in the market through our products and innovation. I would also like to thank Biddappa for his invaluable contributions to HUL in the last six years and wish him all the best in his new global role in Unilever.”