Past Speaker: Tom Langan – Climate Leadership Conference

External Affairs Director, North America, Unilever (2014)

Tom Langan is head of Corporate Affairs for Unilever North America and a member of Unilever’s Global Communications & Corporate Affairs Leadership Team. Tom joined Unilever in 1995. In his role, Tom leads the North America Corporate Affairs function, which includes Communications, External Affairs, and Sustainability, to activate the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan in North America and drive Unilever’s reputation for trust and leadership in sustainable business.

Tom is a public spokesman and leader of the company’s engagement with industry associations, policymakers, external stakeholders and key opinion formers. He serves on the board of directors of The Sustainability Consortium and the advisory board of Sustainable Brands. He is a member of the board of directors of the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance, which he helped create and launch in 2018, has held several committee leadership positions in the Personal Care Products Council, and served on the board of directors for the Organization for International Investment.

Prior to joining Unilever, Tom held positions in state government affairs and communications at the Grocery Manufacturers Association. He served six years in the United States Naval Reserve. Tom earned a master’s in public administration from George Mason University and a B.A. in English from Old Dominion University.