Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Unilever Bangladesh Limited has won Unilever Compass into Action Award at the Senior Leadership event in London on Thursday.

The Global Unilever Compass Awards, introduced for the first time in 2010, recognizes the outstanding achievement of Unilever operating companies in sustainable delivery on The Compass — Unilever’s new global vision and strategy, a press statement said.

The award for overall winner was presented to Unilever Bangladesh amongst the numerous contenders within Unilever, for outstanding achievement across all areas of The Compass and consistent all-round performance.

Unilever Bangladesh chairman and managing director Rakesh Mohan received the award from Unilever chief executive officer Paul Polman at the grand event in London.

Unilever Bangladesh Limited, formed in 1973 as Lever Brothers Bangladesh Limited with a 39.25 per cent stake of the government, is the largest fast moving consumer goods company in home and personal care and foods, constantly introducing new and world-class products for the Bangladeshi consumers and adding vitality to their lives.

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