Zarb Executive Speaker Series: Matthew McCarthy, VP of Unilever

Come hear from MBA Alumnus Matthew McCarthy on “How to Succeed in a Global Consumer Products Giant” and "Is Brand Marketing Dead?" In February 2015, Matthew was appointed Vice President of Unilever’s Foods Category in North America and member of the Unilever US country board. Prior to this Matthew was responsible for Unilever’s US Deodorants portfolio, Men’s Grooming strategy and cross brand media and sports partnerships -- following his role leading the AXE brand in North America.  Before his time in Personal Care Matthew spent his first 13 years at Unilever in Foods -- leading a range of brands and businesses across Dressings, Margarine Spreads, Savory Sauces & Olive Oil and DSD baking.  He has held roles on both global and local brands, field sales management and led marketing for the recent acquisitions of Dollar Shave Club and Sir Kensington’s Condiments.

Matthew is a member of Unilever’s global Foods Leadership Team, founded the Men’s Working Group For Gender Equality, is Executive Sponsor of Unilever’s Marketing Foundations training and sits on the US Marketing Talent Resource Committee.  Matthew‘s work has received a number of industry recognitions including Cannes Gold Lion, One Show Gold Pencil, IAB MIXX and Adweek’s Brand Genius award.  He earned his BA in Politics and French from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and his MBA in Marketing from the Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University. 


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Date: March 14

Time: 6:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m.

Location: Multipurpose Room West, Student Center 


Wednesday, March 14, 2018



Multipurpose Rooms East and West, Student Center
Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549


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