Session Information

Date: 29th September 2015

UK Time (BST): 13.00

Kenya Time (EAT): 15.00

About Paul Polman

Paul Polman has been CEO of Unilever since 2009.Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Food, home and Personal Care products with sales of over 190 countries and reaching 2 billion consumers a day.

Paul Polman talked about what is required to be a good leader and be successful. He told the students they need to understand their purpose, what is really is they really want to do and to be passionate about this. He also told the students to be themselves, take action but act with humility.

'You need purpose, you need passion and you need a positive attitude…Keep focused on helping others. The more you help others, the better you will do yourself'

Paul Polman

Key facts about Unilever

Unilever employs 172,000 people

Their vision is '‘to double the size of the business, while reducing our environmental footprint and increasing our positive social impact'

On any given day, two billion people use Unilever products