SpecialityVice President, Home Care, SEAA, Unilever
Deepak Subramanian is currently the Global Head of the Fabric Sensations Category for Unilever as well as the Vice-President for Unilever’s Homecare division in South-East Asia, Australia & New Zealand. He is based in Singapore. He joined Unilever as a Management Trainee in 1995, after completing his B.A. (Honors) in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi. In a career spanning 25 years with Unilever, he has worked across sales & marketing and more recently in board-level general business management roles, bearing full P&L responsibility and revenue growth accountability. During this time, he has built significant strategic business and consumer insight by leading multi-million growth, turnaround and start-up business verticals, both in operational roles in local markets and in regional/global roles driving strategy and innovation. Deepak has lived and worked in India, Asia and Europe and his international experience has helped him gain a strong perspective on how consumer goods companies and business executives must evolve to thrive in these volatile times. He is a mentor/advisor to venture capital funds like Antler and 500 Start-Ups, a graduate of the Executive Programme at Singularity University, and a Certified Chair from the Advisory Board Centre, Australia.