Unilever said that Harish Manwani, currently president of home
and personal Care, Latin America, will succeed Charles Strauss as president of HPC, North America, from March.

Earlier this week Strauss said he would retire from the Unilever board in May, but would remain on Unilever's North America committee until

Anton Lenstra currently president of Africa business group, will succeed Manwani as president, HPC Latin America.

Doug Baillie currently chairman of Lever Pond's South Africa, will in turn take up the role as president of Africa business group.