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Fama Francisco

Fama was recently accredited as Deloitte and Touche highest ranked “Wise Women” and is first Asian female President in P&G. As President for Global Feminine Care, Fama is responsible for leading over 5500 employees in over 115 countries.
Since being in post, Fama has developed structural interventions to enable more opportunities for success for Asians & Asian-Americans within the company. This includes relentless recruiting focuses, Leadership Development programs, Reverse Mentoring with Asian employees and Vice Presidents & Presidents and Asian Heritage Month awareness. She also led P&G’s Asia Pacific American Diversity Program for 5 years, serving over 1,000 Asians & Asian-Americans, improving representation from 7.2% to 8.7% across all levels and improving total promotions of Asians & Asian-Americans by +80% and +70% vs. 1 year ago among Senior Manager and Associate Director levels. As a result, employee survey results among Asians & Asian Americans were ahead of total company, and the highest among all diversity groups.
Fama has constantly utilised her workplace as a platform for good including the championing and global expansion of Always #LikeAGirl campaign, which supports girls’ confidence at puberty. The campaign has been recognized globally with over 130 industry awards for all aspects of Brand Building including an award from the United Nations and the inaugural Cannes Glass Lion which recognises work that addresses gender inequality or prejudice.

Muhtar Kent

Muhtar is Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company and is responsible for leading a system of more than 750,000 employees in more than 200 countries around the world. The Coca-Cola system’s combined annual revenues are more than $115 billion.
Through a number of global industry leadership roles, Muhtar Kent has represented the importance of advancing multicultural interests in business. He is or has been Chairman of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum, a fellow of the Foreign Policy Association, a Co-Chair of The Consumer Goods Forum, a past Chairman of the U.S.-China Business Council, a Chairman of the U.S. ASEAN Business Council, a member of the Eminent Persons Group for ASEAN, appointed by President Obama and former Secretary of State Clinton, a director of Special Olympics International, Ronald McDonald House Charities and Catalyst.
Kent has been a champion for advancing the multicultural nature of Coca-Cola’s business through the launch of an initiative to economically empower 5 million women in the Coca-Cola supply chain by 2020 (5 by 20), the launch of the Women’s Leadership Council to increase female representation among the company’s top leaders and led a refreshment of the company’s Board of Directors to increase diversity.
During his tenure, Kent has championed a mission of value creation to make the company better and more valuable to the stakeholders it serves. Kent also has been a champion for advancing the multicultural nature of Coca-Cola’s business through the launch of an initiative to economically empower 5 million women in the Coca-Cola supply chain by 2020 (5 by 20), the launch of the Women’s Leadership Council to increase female representation among the company’s top leaders and led a refreshment of the company’s Board of Directors to increase diversity.

Leena Nair

Leena is the Chief Human Resources Officer and sits on the Executive Committee, the senior most decision making team reporting to Paul Polman, the CEO. While there are 2575 employees in the HR function, Leena bears overall responsibility for the hiring, training, rewards and remuneration of all Unilever employees worldwide. She also oversees the Diversity and Inclusion agenda for the organisation and has the mandate to shape initiatives and processes that enable the workforce to be truly diverse and inclusive.
Leena is the first female and youngest ever CHRO of Unilever. She spearheaded the creation of a world-class leadership centre in Singapore and led the launch of key technology innovations. Prior to this, she undertook a wide range of HR roles in India, and as VP HR South Asia, she led the talent and organisation strategy that was a significant enabler in helping the business deliver its vision. She brought in a number of innovations, including the Career by Choice programme, which helps women who have fallen off the career ladder to re-join the workforce.
Since 1992, when she joined Unilever as a trainee, Leena has had many firsts to her credit, from being one of the first women managers to opt for a factory stint to becoming the first woman on HUL’s management committee and its youngest executive director.