Harish Manwani

Harish Manwani
Other public company directorships:
Qualcomm Incorporated
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Whirlpool Corporation

Past 5 years:
Pearson plc
Hindustan Unilever Limited

Mr. Manwani has served on Nielsen's Board since 2015 and has been Senior Operating Partner for Blackstone Private Equity Group since May 2018 and Global Executive Advisor for Blackstone Private Equity Group since February 2015. He retired from Unilever, a leading global consumer products company, at the end of 2014, where he served as Chief Operating Officer from September 2011 until his retirement. Mr. Manwani joined Hindustan Unilever Limited (a majority-owned subsidiary of Unilever, plc) in 1976, was a member of its board from 1995 to 2018, and since 1995 held positions of increasing responsibility at Unilever, plc which gave him wide ranging international marketing and general management experience. Mr. Manwani is also a member of the board of Tata Sons Limited. Mr. Manwani is a director of the Economic Development Board of Singapore and the Indian School of Business.