Dow Jones Newswires: Unilever Chairman Marijn Dekkers steps down

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Unilever PLC said Wednesday that Chairman Marijn Dekkers is stepping down from the board with immediate effect, and that Nils Andersen will replace him.

The Dutch consumer giant ULVR, -0.35% UN, -0.62%  which houses Dove, Hellmann’s, Marmite and Ben & Jerry’s among its brands, said Dekkers is stepping down to focus on his responsibilities as founder and chairman of Novalis LifeSciences. He will continue to serve as a nonexecutive director of Unilever.

Dekkers was appointed as chairman in April 2016.

Andersen is currently a nonexecutive director and has been on the board since April 2015.

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