Unilever Bangladesh Limited (UBL) has announced the appointment of Zinnia Huq as their new Finance Director, effective from Wednesday.
She was previously serving as the Director, Finance for Beauty and Wellbeing and Personal Care business divisions.
With this appointment, Zinnia joined the Management Committee of Unilever Bangladesh and is the first female Finance Director in the company. She took over from Zahidul Islam Malita, who has been appointed as Procurement Finance Director in Singapore at the same time.
With over 22 years in the industry, Zinnia has a wealth of experience in finance, regional operations, and manufacturing. In 2019, she joined UBL where she led the historic integration of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and integrated it seamlessly into Unilever’s processes and systems.
She also spearheaded the BDT 2000 crore transaction—the highest trade value-in on the Dhaka Stock Exchange.
Additionally, Zinnia has been actively championing diversity and inclusion initiatives for UBL.