Former CEO of Vedior N.V., former President Unilever Foods Asia.
Tex Gunning holds a degree in economics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. He is a passionate lecturer, writer and speaker about the role of business in society and about the need for collective leadership to tackle the world’s biggest challenges.
Mr. Gunning’s business career has included more than 25 years at Unilever, where his final position was as Business Group President Asia Foods. In September 2007, he was appointed CEO of Vedior, a global company in HRM services. After a successful merger with Randstad, he joined AkzoNobel as Managing Director of Decorative Paints. His long experience in Asia has made him a strong advocate and social entrepreneur in helping to find answers to some of the world’s largest social environmental challenges.