Full Name
Marc Engel
Job Title
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Speaker Bio
In his 24 year career with Unilever, Marc has worked in the Netherlands, Singapore, the UK, Brazil, Switzerland and Kenya. He has extensive experience in supply chain operations, covering procurement, logistics, finance and strategy development.
Prior to being Chief Supply Chain Officer, Marc was the Managing Director for Unilever’s East Africa business where he was responsible for laying the foundations for accelerated growth.

Before this he was Unilever’s first Chief Procurement Officer, in charge of the worldwide procurement of third-party goods and services. During this time, he was responsible for establishing the Partner to Win programme, which has been instrumental in helping to transform Unilever’s supplier partner relationships and to deliver our Unilever Sustainable Living Plan ambitions.

Marc first joined Unilever in 1990 at Unilever Meat Group in Oss, the Netherlands, where he was on the construction team building the Ragu tomato sauce factory, which he later ran as Production Manager. After a short time at Shell International, he returned to Unilever and held positions in supply chain operations and strategy, before managing the supply chain for Ice Cream in Latin America and subsequently as Managing Director of the Ice Cream business in Central America, Caribbean, Andina and River Plate .
He has an MSc in applied physics from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.
He is a member of the Supervisory Board of AP Moller-Maersk.

2019: Appointed to the Board of Directors for AP Moller-Maersk
2016: Appointed Chief Supply Chain Officer and member of the Unilever Leadership Executive based in the UK
2014: Managing Director, Unilever East Africa and Emerging Markets, based in Kenya
2013 - 19: Member of the Supervisory Board of PostNL
2008: Chief Procurement Officer, Unilever, based in Switzerland
2004: VP, Supply Chain, Spreads, Dressings and Olive Oil Europe based in Switzerland 2001: Managing Director, Ice Cream, Andina, River Plate, Unilever Brazil
1999: VP, Supply Chain, Ice Cream, Latin America, Unilever Brazil
1998: Corporate Strategy Group, Unilever PLC based in the UK
1994: Operations Manager, Birds Eye Wall’s, Unilever UK
1993: Technical Buyer, Shell International, based in The Netherlands
1990-1993: Operations Manager, Unilever Meat Group NL
Marc Engel