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Home and personal care and foods division directors to lead the two businesses and create "improved alignment," the company announces Aug. 4. Keki Dadiseth becomes home and personal care director effective Jan. 1, 2001, responsible for the worldwide business, including Lever soap, Mentadent toothpaste and Unilever Prestige beauty care. Regional presidents will remain responsible for profitability in their respective regions and will report to either the HPC or foods divisions. Second quarter turnover grew 3% to $10.92 bil. and net profit rose 16% to $562 mil
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