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General Manager & Managing Director // Unilever Austria
Nikolaus Huber (43) is a graduate of the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration,he started his career at Unilever in 2004 with a management trainee program. His professional career in the Unilever Group brought him to several management positions in marketing and sales in Vienna and Hamburg,including Sales Director at Unilever Germany and most recently General Manager and Managing Director of Unilever Austria. Under his leadership,Unilever in Austria has been able to expand its role as a strong category leader in many areas over the past few years and to build on its successful path with sustainable innovation growth. Since last year,Nikolaus has been President of the Austrian Association of the Branded Consumer Goods Industry (MAV),where he has shown great personal commitment to important overarching topics in the consumer & branded goods industry. Unilever is a leading international consumer goods manufacturer. The company sells food,personal care products,detergents and household cleaners in over 190 countries,which are used by around 3.4 billion consumers every day. Unilever employs more than 148,000 people worldwide and had sales of 52.4 billion Euros in 2021. Unilever includes some of the world's best-known and best-loved brands such as Knorr,Magnum,Dove,Axe,Rexona,Coral,Eskimo,The Vegetarian Butcher and Ben & Jerry's. Unilever's vision is to be the world's leading sustainable business company. The company aims to demonstrate that outstanding results can be achieved with a purpose-led,sustainable business model. With that,Unilever can look on a long tradition as a progressive,responsible company. The company’s strategy for sustainable and responsible growth is based on 3 pillars: - Improve the health of the planet,- increase people's health,self-esteem and well-being,and - contribute to a more equitable and inclusive world. Unilever was again recognized as an industry leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2021 and has emerged as the top-ranked company in the Globescan/SustainAbility Sustainability Leaders Survey for the eleventh consecutive year. For more information about the company,visit www.unilever.com and www.unilever.at.