Marc Engel

In his 20-year career with Unilever, Marc has worked in Singapore, the Netherlands, UK, Brazil, Switzerland and Kenya. He has extensive experience in general management and supply-chain operations, covering procurement, logistics, finance and strategy development.
Marc joined Unilever in 1990 at Unilever Meat Group in Oss, the Netherlands and has held a number of senior positions. He was Chief Procurement Officer from 2008 – 2013 and during this time he established the Partner to Win programme which has been instrumental in helping to transform Unilever’s supplier relationships and delivering Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan ambitions.

In 2013 he became Executive Vice President for East Africa responsible for laying the foundations for accelerated growth in the region. He was appointed to the Unilever Leadership Executive (ULE) on 1 January 2016 as Chief Supply Chain Officer.

Marc has an MSc in Applied Physics from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.

He is an Executive Board Member of Kenya Association of Manufacturers and a member of the Supervisory Board of PostNL