Nick Johnson - Managing Director & Vice President Customer Development
Nick heads up Unilever Ireland, responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of Unilever products within the Republic of Ireland.
Nick succeeded Jill Ross as Managing Director and Vice President Customer Development – Unilever Ireland in July 2014, after joining Unilever UK in early 2011.
Nick’s Dublin-based team is primarily engaged with the sales, marketing and distribution of Unilever’s food products, detergents and toiletries including some of Ireland’s favourite brands: HB ice cream, Lyons Tea, Knorr, Flora, Hellmann’s, Dove, Lynx, Persil and Cif.
In his previous role as a Customer Development Director at Unilever UK, Nick had responsibility for business operations, category management and shopper marketing.
Prior to Unilever, Nick was the board Sales Director at Birds Eye for more than three years, responsible for the retail, wholesale and food service business. After leaving university in 1994, graduating with a degree in Business Studies, Nick joined JTI/Gallaher before moving to Gillette UK where he held a number of commercial roles and gained a wealth of FMCG experience.