The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has appointed Sunny Verghese, co-founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of Olam International, as the new Chair of WBCSD.
Mr Verghese’s term begins on 1 January 2018 for two years. The appointment was enacted by a vote from members at the 2017 Annual General Meeting of WBCSD.
Mr Verghese will succeed Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, who has been Chairman of WBCSD since 2014. Mr Polman’s term ends on 31 December 2017.