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This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Unilever shuffles management: In reconfiguring its business teams, Unilever has appointed Kevin B. George, currently VP and general manager of the firm's Chicago-based Deodorant business, to VP and general manager of its combined Antiperspirant, Deodorant and Hair-Care Business, which encompasses such brands as Axe, Degree, Suave, Dove and Sunsilk, according to Jan. 22 release. Kevin Havelock, president of Unilever's U.S. operations, states: "[George's] appointment to head the combined AP, DEO and Hair Business Team is well deserved and reflects our confidence in his leadership, business acumen and brand-management experience." Unilever also has created a Consumer and Customer Solutions segment; Lisa Klauser, current VP-Brand Building & Marketing Excellence, will serve as VP of the new unit, leading efforts in integrated and multicultural marketing, visual branding, brand public relations, category management, shopper marketing, and consumer market insight...
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