Shobna Persadh

Shobna Persadh

Corporate Affairs & Sustainable Business Director Southern Africa

Joined Unilever 17 months ago, manages reputation, communication, compliance and sustainability. She is passionate about developing entrepreneurs and helping women and children in need. She has an MBA, on scholarship, accredited by the University of Wales.

Served as the Country Director for South African Breweries – now AB InBev – for twelve years prior to joining Unilever. Experience includes eight years in higher education management and ten years in retail property management.

Accolades include several Achiever Awards “for making an outstanding contribution to her community” and winner of one of two annual scholarships in the world by CASE – the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

Shobna’s purpose is to “Grow my family, my company and my country.” She is married with three children.