Sanjiv Mehta, chairman and managing director of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), has been elected President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). According to the industry chamber, he will take over the position at the organization's Annual General Meeting on Dec. 18. He will succeed Uday Shankar, a veteran of the media industry, as President.
Sanjiv Mehta is currently the President of Unilever South Asia and a member of Unilever's Global Executive Board's 'Unilever Leadership Executive'. He will succeed Uday Shankar, the current FICCI President.