Turnover (Sales) of the Company in Rupees: Rs. 23,436 crores (consolidated for the year ending 31-Mar-2012) Net worth of the Company: Rs. 3,699 crores (consolidated for the year ending 31-Mar-2012) Market Capitalization of the Organization: Rs. 1,22,018 crores (for HUL as on 5-Oct-2012) HINDUSTAN UNILEVER LIMITED (HUL)
KEY ROLE IN THE ORGANIZATION Chief Financial Officer for Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) Executive Director and Member of the Board of HUL – – Member of the Shareholders / Investors Grievance Committee Head of Finance and Information Technology for HUL Director in Unilever India Exports Limited, Ponds Export Limited and Hindustan Unilever Vitality Foundation – – Audit Committee Chairman for Ponds Exports Limited Senior Vice President for Unilever South Asia (India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka & Pakistan) Member of the Global Finance Leadership Team for Unilever
As CFO for Hindustan Unilever Limited, delivering step up in business results/performance - o o Business delivering Consistent, Profitable, Competitive and Responsible growth FY12: 18% sales growth, ahead of market with 10% underlying volumes, 25% EBIT growth, margins +140 bps Significant progress on Unilever Sustainable Living Plan priorities and India Water Body initiative o o Growth momentum built up in business (FMCG Sales growth - FY10: 8%, FY11: 10%, FY12: 18%) o o Sustaining improvement in key financial measures ROCE - FY11: 88%, FY12: 97%; RONW - FY11: 74%, FY12: 78%; Fixed Asset Turnover - FY11: 8.3x, FY12: 9.6x o o History of strong cash generation Net Cash from Operating Activities - FY11: Rs. 1892 crs, FY12: Rs. 2870 crs o o Consistent track record of effectively managing Negative Working Capital [FY12: (-) 12.4%] o o Economic Value Added at all time high (FY11: Rs. 1,750 crs, FY12: Rs. 2,250 crs) Performance recognized by markets through share price movement and valuations (PEx) o o HUL outperforms sector peers and broader market indices over last 1 and 2 years (as of 5-Oct-2012) Sensex up 20%, BSE FMCG index up 48%, HUL share price up 76% in last year HUL delivers highest Total Shareholder Return across peers and well over broader market o o HUL valuation moves from discount to premium on sector - growing confidence of the market HUL PEx - Oct10: 30 (87% of FMCG PEx), Oct12 : 44 (112% of FMCG PEx) MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS: R SRIDHAR
As Head of the Finance and Information Technology function, instrumental in: o o The HUL Finance team being recognized in the top 2 teams in Unilever across countries and functions Global projects and initiatives on building Finance process being led/piloted out of India India leading development of Enterprise Support Services in Bangalore to provide financial services to Unilever o o HUL being recognized to be at the forefront of Corporate Governance practices at multiple forums o o Driving quality and best in class processes across expertise areas of the Finance function - HUL Ranked No 1 across Unilever for the last 2 years in succession on fastest and best quality reporting process Annual financial closing timelines down from 45 to 30 days in last year; Management results now in 1 day vs. 5 days HUL among first of large companies to publish Annual Audited Accounts as per new Schedule VI (year end Mar12) Novel Supply Chain Financing program built with select banks to lower vendor cost of capital Collaboration with commercial banks to pioneer innovative payment methods to simplify HULs banking network Successful share buyback in 2011 – Rs 625 Crores (average buyback price: Rs 273, Current share price: Rs 570) Unique alliances built to unlock and provide a fillip to growth in Rural India Win – win partnership with Tata Teleservices Limited and pilot with SBI on financial Inclusion Reduction in tax exposure by over Rs 900 Cr over the last 3 years; working closely on evolving legislation Leveraging shared services for expertise and excellence; won award on the Strategy to Spin Off Shared Services Partnered to deliver Project iQ that won the 2011 Global Unilever IT Award for Releasing the Power of Information o o Leading the function to partner the business as co-pilots to deliver consistent/stepped up performance MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS: R SRIDHAR
As Leader & Senior Management member - strong commitment on developing Finance talent: o o Unique Finance capability building program (Paathshala) developed for and by the Function Step-up in last 18 months: 2175 man-days of training delivered covering 76% of team; average feedback 4.2/5 o o First of its kind initiative - 550 team members covered in a week long Careers & Learning program o o Recent introduction of EduLeague to support & supplement learning, through external courses o o Comprehensive six pronged program in place to drive people engagement Engagement scores for HUL Finance function moved up in 2011 and is higher than the Unilever Top 25% o o CFO Connect with Finance team members across the function at a pre-determined schedule o o HUL recognized as the Best Employer in India by Aon Hewitt in 2011 o o Thrust on the development of professionals in organization 64% of CAs in HUL moved roles/were exposed to new career experiences, 44% promoted between 2011-12 As Professional and Senior Business Leader, contributing to development of function o o Active participation in industry and CFO Forums MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS: R SRIDHAR
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