Executive Vice President for Turkey, Central Asia and Iran, Unilever
Harm Goossens is the Executive Vice President of Unilever for Turkey, Central Asia and Iran since September 2016.
He began his career in 1991 in Unilever working in marketing and sales departments. 7 years later, he moved to the football club Ajax Amsterdam to deal with management of image rights of the players. Afterwards, He set up an online company and led the European business for Tivall, a global leader in vegetarian food.
Goossens accepted a proposition to return to Unilever and began in South Africa where he stayed 5 years and held the position of VP for marketing and sales. Then for 2 years he was the VP for Marketing Operations in Europe. From September 2012 and August 2016, he led Unilever’s business in Central and Eastern Europe consisting of 18 countries from Estonia to Albania.