Sebastian Munden is the Executive Vice President & General Manager, Unilever UK & Ireland and joined Unilever in 1990 as a marketing trainee at Lever Brothers in the UK after completing his MA in English Language and Literature at Oxford University. After several brand management and customer team positions in Home and Personal Care, he was appointed category director for Laundry UK in 1997.
Sebastian then went on to hold various senior roles across the US and Europe before being appointed Vice President of the Laundry Category for Europe in 2008 and head of Global Marketing Operations in 2012.
Sebastian now leads the UK & Ireland business, a position he has held since 2017. Sebastian has pioneered new ways of working across Unilever to accelerate the agility of the business, helping to respond to the challenges of today’s competitive environment in an ever more connected world. He champions the sustainable packaging agenda and the inclusion of more diverse young talent in the workforce, and into Unilever. He is married to Elisabeth and has two children.