Shazia Syed


Becoming a Role Model CEO, Unilever Pakistan Limited

She joined the Board on 1st November 2015. Prior to this, Shazia was Chairperson, Unilever Sri Lanka Limited. She has held various senior management positions across most categories at Unilever Pakistan and other markets, including Unilever Vietnam as Business Unit Leader for Personal Care. She joined Unilever as a management trainee and has completed her 28th year in the organization last year.
Besides being on the board at Unilever Pakistan Limited, she is also the Chief Executive Officer of Unilever Pakistan Foods Limited, Director at the Pakistan Business Council, Vice President of the Managing Committee at the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI), on the Advisory Council at the British Asian Trust, on the Advisory Board of the Male Champions of Change-Pakistan, Trustee at The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Foundation Pakistan and Member at the Board of Governors of the National Management Foundation. Shazia is an active advocate of diversity in the workplace and believes that enabling and facilitating working women from all backgrounds across all sectors should be every leader’s top priority.