Pheodor Njoroge

Senior Global Sustainability Manager, Unilever

Pheodor Njoroge

Speaker Bio

He is a Senior Global Sustainability Manager,  Functions and Business Innovations for Unilever tasked with driving digital and financial inclusion. His role aims to help 5 million SMEs in Unilever’s value chain to grow their businesses through access to skills, finance and technology.  Before this he was Strategic Business Manager to the Managing Director and was instrumental in landing the 5-year strategy for 6 East African countries targeting over 300 million consumers. He was also the Marketing Manager for Sunlight the no.1 Home Care brand in East Africa. He is credited in driving market leadership in the laundry category and launching the first 100% recycled bottle in Africa for Sunlight scourer. He has held previous roles in marketing, shopper and customer marketing leading teams in in Uganda and Rwanda.

He joined Unilever from SABMiller/AB InBev - the largest  brewer managing the Kenyan portfolio and before that he drove uptake for Google Cloud where he started his career.

He is the immediate past Chairman of the Marketing Society of Kenya, leading the board and society with a membership of over 3000 marketers through which he co-founded the National Business Compact on COVID (NBCC). Through NBCC he led a COVID behavior change campaign reaching 15 million East Africans raising over 4 million euros.

An experienced marketer in the FMCG industry, and a turnaround commercial leader with a track record of driving brands back to profitability and growth.

Currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Strategic Planning at the University of Edinburgh Business School – UK, with a degree in International Business Administration in Marketing from United States International University. 

In his free time, he is restoring his 1965 Opel Rekord classic car, travels with his wife, son and daughter and enjoys live bands.

 His purpose is to offer a platform to individuals to unleash their potential through offering solutions that impact lives positively.