Placid Jover is Vice President, HR UK&I at Unilever.
Born and educated in Spain with a combined Degree in Business Administration and MBA Programme from ESADE Business School, Placid already had a scholarship from the Department of Information Management & Technology when he joined Unilever. Having worked across Spain, the Netherlands and Switzerland in a variety of HR roles, Placid became Global VP HR, Organisation, Performance & Analytics at Unilever’s global headquarters in London. In June 2016, he became the first Spaniard to lead HR for the UK and Ireland business.
Placid has a clear passion for HR analytics and has been voted one of the ‘Top 70 HR Analytic Influencers’ globally.
Placid studied at MIT, Columbia and the University of Southern California and is a member of the advisory board in HR Technology companies.