Chief Executive Officer of Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc

Director since: July 1, 2021

Board Committees:
Audit, Corporate Governance and Policy

Other Public Boards:
Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc

Mr. Narasimhan is Chief Executive Officer of Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc (‘Reckitt’), a FTSE 12 listed British multinational consumer health, hygiene and nutrition company. He has served in this role since September 2019. Prior to joining Reckitt, Mr. Narasimhan held various roles at PepsiCo from 2012 to 2019. He served as PepsiCo’s Group Chief Commercial Officer until July 2019, and prior to that beginning in 2012 served as Chief Executive Officer - Latin America, Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa, Chief Executive Officer - Latin America, and Chief Financial Officer of PepsiCo Americas Foods. Prior to joining PepsiCo, Mr. Narasimhan spent 19 years at McKinsey & Company, where he focused on its consumer, retail and technology practices in the U.S., Asia and India. Mr. Narasimhan is a trustee of the Brookings Institution, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the UK Prime Minister's Build Back Better Council.

Mr. Narasimhan’s role as CEO of Reckitt and his previous executive roles at PepsiCo provide the Board with considerable expertise in consumer services, global operations and strategic development. His strong leadership experience in complex global consumer-facing businesses provides the Board with important perspectives on Verizon’s operations and strategy and his global experience contributes to a diversity of perspectives in Board decision making.

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