Paul Polman

Former CEO of Unilever & Author of ‘Net Positive’

How to hire Paul Polman

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Paul Polman for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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  • 2021 – Longlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award  
  • 2021 – Published ‘Net Positive: How Courageous Companies Thrive by Giving More Than They Take’ 
  • 2018 – Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) 
  • 2016 – SDG Advocate for UN’s Sustainable Development Goals 
  • 2014 – Rainforest Alliance Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2010, 2011 & 2012 – Investor Magazine CEO of the Year 
  • 2009 – Chief Executive Officer at Unilever 
  • 2006 – Chief Financial Officer & Head of the Americas at Nestlé 
  • 2003 – European Business Leader of the year by Wall Street Journal/CNBC 
  • 2001 – Group President for Europe at P&G 
  • 1998 – President of Global Fabric Care at P&G 
  • 1995 – Managing Director at P&G UK