Christian Byron

Christian Byron

Head of Supply Chain and Plantations, Unilever Africa

Christian Byron is the Head of Supply Chain and Plantations at Unilever Africa and a member of the Executive Unilever Africa Supply Chain. Christian reports into the Global Chief Supply Chain Officer who is a member of the Global Unilever Executive Team.

With over 24 years of Unilever experience, Christian has held various senior roles in Asia, Europe and now Africa. Prior to his current role, he served as the Vice-President of Procurement for Asia and The Global Procurement Investment and as Chairman of The Unilever Oleochemical Indonesia. 

Unilever has been recognised as Gartner’s Number One Supply Chain for the last 3 years in Gartner’s Global TOP 25 Supply Chain ranking and having placed in the top 5 for the last 7 years, Unilever is now included in Gartner’s exclusive ‘Masters’ category.

Christian’s mission is to build a Supply Chain that offers relevant solutions designed for Africa and made in Africa.