HUL Announces Management changes

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) announced a significant change in its management committee. BP Biddappa will join as Executive Director, Human Resources and Chief People, Transformation, and Sustainability Officer for South Asia, also becoming a Whole-Time Director on the HUL Board, pending shareholder approval. In his new role, Biddappa will oversee the people agenda and drive transformation initiatives across business, organisation, and sustainability fronts.

Simultaneously, Anuradha Razdan, currently serving as Executive Director, Human Resources, and Chief HR Officer, South Asia, will transition to a global role as Chief Reward and Organisation Development Officer for Unilever, effective June 1, 2024. Biddappa, with over three decades of experience at Unilever, has previously led various HR roles globally and in South Asia, contributing significantly to initiatives like the Winning in Many Indias approach and launching the Prabhat community development programme, impacting millions.

Biddappa currently serves as Unilever’s Chief HR Officer for Global Home Care and Head of Global Employee Relations. He began his three-decade-long career with Unilever at HUL’s factory, later assuming various roles across Unilever’s global operations, including HR leadership in Maghreb, Bangladesh, and India. During his recent tenure at HUL, he played a key role in implementing the Winning in Many Indias strategy, enhancing business unit frameworks in South Asia, and initiating the impactful Prabhat community development programme, benefiting over 10 million Indians. Over the past five years, He has led crucial functions globally, including organisation development, people analytics, and global employee relations, and contributed to establishing Unilever’s health and wellbeing and professional businesses.

Anuradha has served as HUL’s Executive Director of HR and CHRO for South Asia over the last five years. Her leadership helped navigate the COVID pandemic and successfully integrate people during the HUL-GSK CH merger. Advocating for inclusion, she spearheaded initiatives like Ahilya and Samavesh to achieve gender balance in traditionally male-dominated areas such as sales and the factory shop floor. Under her tenure, HUL has consistently been recognised as the employer of choice.


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