05 January 2004
UNILEVER BOARD ANNOUNCEMENT
Unilever announces that Charles Strauss (61 years) has expressed the wish to
retire from the boards of Unilever N.V. and Unilever PLC following the annual
general meetings on May 12, 2004. At that time he will have served Unilever for
18 years, the last four of them as a director.
Currently President Home and Personal Care North America and Chairman of the
North American Committee, Charlie joined Unilever on the acquisition of
Chesebrough-Pond's in 1986. His previous posts include Business Group President
Latin America 1996-1999, President Lever Brothers USA 1993-1996 and Chairman of
Langnese Iglo 1989-1992.
January 5 2004
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