Nitin Paranjpe joined Unilever in 1987, as a management trainee in its Indian subsidiary. In his early years he performed different roles across marketing and customer development. Subsequently he moved to London to work as Assistant to the Unilever Chairman and then returned to lead the Laundry and Household Care categories in India before joining the management committee of the Indian business in 2006 as head of the Home and Personal Care business.
Nitin Paranjpe became the CEO of the Indian business and Executive Vice President for the South Asia region in 2008, a role he performed until Oct of 2013, when he became President of Unilever’s Home Care business. In his current role, Nitin Paranjpe is the President of Unilever’s Foods and Refreshment global business.