Keith Weed began his career with Michelin and joined Unilever in 1983, working first in the Elida Gibbs UK business before moving on to senior positions in France and the USA and global roles. He holds a first-class degree in engineering from the University of Liverpool.
Keith Weed - Chief Marketing and Communication Officer
Keith is responsible for the marketing and communication functions, a role that also includes leading Unilever’s sustainability work, its drinking water business (Pureit) and the Unilever brand.
Prior to this he was Executive Vice President for Global Home Care & Hygiene, covering Fabric Cleaning, Fabric Conditioning, Household Cleaning Products, Oral Care and Potable Water.
Previously Keith was Chairman of Lever Fabergé and Chairman of Unilever Export. He has worked for Unilever in the UK, France and the United States, as well as in a variety of global and regional management and marketing roles.
Outside Unilever he is a Fellow of The Marketing Society and, as an engineering graduate, a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers. He is also a non-Executive Director of Sun Products Corporation.