Saturday September 19, 2020

‘Be clear about your goals and take control of your destiny'

It’s important to know your limitations as well as your strengths, according to Emily Pittman of Unilever Ireland

2nd February, 2020
Emily Pittman, general manager at Unilever Ireland: “Becoming a mum eight years ago changed my mindset.” Picture: Fergal Phillips

In brief: Emily Pittman is general manager at Unilever Ireland, a position she has held since October last year. The consumer goods company employs 107 people in Ireland at its Dublin headquarters and a Lipton Ice Team factory in Carrigaline, Co Cork. Unilever sells more than 40 food, homecare and personal care brands in 190 countries, including Magnum Ice Cream, Lyons Tea, Knorr, Dove and Persil.

Originally from New Zealand, Pittman studied social sciences,...

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