FitzGerald, Niall 1945– (International Directory of Business Biographies)
Chairman and chief executive officer, Unilever PLC; vice chairman, Unilever NV
Born: September 13, 1945, in Sligo, Ireland.
Education: University College Dublin, BS.
Family: Son of William FitzGerald, a customs officer, and Doreen Chambers; married Monica Mary Cusack, 1970 (deceased); married name unknown; children: three (from first marriage), one (from second marriage).
Career: Unilever, 1968975, accountant; 1975976, personal assistant to financial director; 1976980, overseas commercial officer; 1980987, chief executive of South African food business; 1987991, director of Foods and Detergents; 1991996, coordinator in Detergents; 1994, vice chairman of Unilever PLC; 1996 chairman and CEO of Unilever PLC, vice chairman of Unilever NV.
Awards: Honorary Knight of the British Empire, 2002; Centenary Medal, Society of Chemical Industry, 2003.
Address: Unilever House, Blackfriars, London, EC4P 4BQ, England; http://www.unilever.com....
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