Unilever PLC (2022 – Present)
Unilever PLC (“Unilever”) is one of the world’s largest consumer companies, with strong franchises in both developed and emerging markets. Unilever has unrivaled global distribution and scale, with sales in over 190 countries and 2.5 billion consumers reached every day, a portfolio of iconic brands in attractive consumer staple categories and 23 brands that generate $1 billion or more in estimated annual retail sales.
On May 31, 2022, Unilever announced that it has appointed Nelson Peltz as a Non-Executive Director of the company and as a member of its Compensation Committee, effective July 20, 2022.
Trian believes Unilever has significant potential, through leveraging its portfolio of strong consumer brands and its geographical footprint. Trian looks forward to working collaboratively with management and the Board to help drive Unilever’s strategy, operations, sustainability, and shareholder value for the benefit of all stakeholders.
Fun Fact: Located in Port Sunlight, the historic home of Unilever in the U.K., the Unilever Art, Archives and Records Management team look after one of the most important collections of business records in the world. The team is responsible for the collection and management of Unilever’s archives which span several centuries – in fact, their oldest document dates from 1292.
Company Website: https://www.unilever.com/