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India's leadership conundrum

What do we need more of: Leaders who dominate global institutions or local leaders with a 'Make-in- India' mindset?

Hindustan Unilever

Indrajit Gupta
Two weeks ago, the news about the CEO transition at Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) hit the headlines, but it didn’t make quite as much of an impact as it would have even a decade ago. A new CEO anointment at HUL was always closely watched. There would be intense speculation every time in the lead up to the CEO appointment. After all, it was one of the country’s best-known corporations with the reputation of being one of the biggest CEO factories in India Inc.

In real terms, none of that has changed. HUL remains a powerhouse of leadership talent, but more
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First Published: Mar 27 2023 | 8:58 PM IST

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