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                                         EXHIBIT INDEX
Notice to London Stock Exchange dated 30 May, 2023
Directorate Change
Exhibit 99

30 May 2023
Unilever announces change to Board of Unilever PLC
Unilever today announced that Graeme Pitkethly, Chief Financial Officer, has informed the Board of his intention to retire from the company by the end of May 2024.
The Board will now proceed with a formal internal and external search for his successor.
Unilever CEO Alan Jope said: "I would like to thank Graeme for his tremendous contribution to Unilever over the last 21 years. As CFO, he has brought great leadership to our company and been instrumental in sharpening our strategy and driving a step-up in our operational performance."
Unilever Chairman Nils Andersen said: "On behalf of the Board I would like to thank Graeme for his service to Unilever, and wish him well for the future. He has been a highly valued member of the Board throughout the last eight years, and a strong and dynamic leader of our business. I look forward to continuing to work with him in the months ahead."
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About Unilever   
Unilever is one of the world's leading suppliers of Beauty & Wellbeing, Personal Care, Home Care, Nutrition and Ice Cream products, with sales in over 190 countries and products used by 3.4 billion people every day. We have 127,000 employees and generated sales of €60.1 billion in 2022.
Our vision is to be the global leader in sustainable business and to demonstrate how our purpose-led, future-fit business model drives consistent, superior performance. We have a long tradition of being a progressive, responsible business.  
The Unilever Compass, our sustainable business strategy, is set out to help us deliver superior performance and drive sustainable and responsible growth, while: 
- improving the health of the planet;  
- improving people's health, confidence and wellbeing; and  
- contributing to a fairer and more socially inclusive world. 
For more information about Unilever and our brands, please visit www.unilever.com.   
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