Michael Treschow will become chairman of Unilever NV and Unilever PLC at its annual general meeting in May 2007.
Treschow is currently chairman of the board of directors of Swedish-based appliance maker Electrolux. In mid-December he informed the nomination committee that he will not stand for re-election at the company’s annual general meeting (AGM) in April 2007. He served as Electrolux chairman starting in 2004 and was president and CEO from 1997 to 2002.
Unilever is a global leading supplier of fast-moving consumer goods, with a brand portfolio including: Knorr, Hellmann's, Lipton, Blue Band, Flora/Becel, Bertolli; Dove, Lux, Pond's, Axe/Lynx, Rexona/Sure, Skip/Persil, Cif, and Domestos.
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