Atit Mehta made media head for South Asia at Unilever

MUMBAI: Fast moving consumer goods giant Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) has made a couple of changes in its senior management.

Atit Mehta, currently manager media services, has been appointed as head - media, South Asia, Unilever succeeding Abhiroop. He will report to Rahul Welde, vice president-media, Unilever.

An HUL spokesperson confirmed the news and spoke about the other change in the senior team. "Abhiroop Chuckarbutty, currently head - media, South Asia, Unilever, has been appointed as GM - packaged foods, HUL and will report to Geetu Verma, executive director - foods, HUL."

Chuckarbutty was appointed to the post of head - media, South Asia in November 2011. Mehta has been with HUL since 2008 when he joined as senior media services manager. Before that he was with Colgate Palmolive as country media manager from 2007 to 2008. He has also worked on the agencies? side as business director with GroupM for seven years from 2000 to 2007.

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