Harish Manwani

Retired Chief Operating Officer, Unilever


Harish Manwani joined our Board in May 2018. Mr. Manwani is the Senior Operating Partner for Blackstone Group and retired as the Chief Operating Officer of consumer products company Unilever. He joined Unilever in 1976 as a management trainee in India, and held senior management roles around the world, including North America, Latin America, and Asia. Mr. Manwani serves on the boards of Whirlpool Corporation, Qualcomm Inc. and Nielsen Holdings. He is also the Chairman of the Board of the Indian School of Business and is on the Board of Tata Sons Private Limited. Mr. Manwani is an honors graduate from Mumbai University. He holds a master’s degree in Management Studies and he attended the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard Business School.