Unilever Dr (EU:UNA)
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By WSJ City
Unilever has appointed an Amazon.com executive to run its beauty and personal-care business, tapping an industry veteran with expertise in a broad range of consumer products and e-commerce to lead its biggest division.
--- Unilever is the owner of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry's ice cream.
--- It said Sunny Jain would begin his new role in June.
--- He's currently Amazon's head of consumables.
--- Jain replaces Alan Jope, who was recently promoted to be CEO.
Why This matters
Unilever has steadily shifted its focus toward high-growth personal-care products and, more recently, beauty lines.
41%, Share of Unilever's 2018 revenue from beauty and personal care
That expansion has been helped by a string of acquisitions of high-end skin-care brands, including lines that appeal to specific ethnic groups and feature natural ingredients. Unilever has also been working to soup-up its digital capabilities in manufacturing, distribution and marketing.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
March 26, 2019 10:26 ET (14:26 GMT)
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