Sumeet Salwan


Sumeet has spent the last 25 years thinking about, leading and connecting human capital with business value and employee experience. As head of Advisory Services, he works directly with CEOs and C-suite leaders. Sumeet is responsible for our advisory services globally and for continuing to invent new HR 3.0 models, methodologies and practices in partnership with the firm’s co-founders.

Sumeet Salwan garnered more than 20 years of experience with Unilever, rising through the ranks from intern to director to leader of the global program office of HR in Rotterdam. He helped build Unilever’s talent strategy for emerging markets and then led its execution as head of HR in the Asia Pacific region. As Senior VP of HR for Unilever North America, he led the transformation of their integrated $10B business.

Previously, Sumeet served as global head of HR for two of Johnson & Johnson’s business units: first, their worldwide consumer business and then their medical device company. He currently sits on the advisory boards of Lee Hecht Harrison, a firm that specializes in talent development and transitions management, and of HR People + Strategy, the executive network of the Society for Human Resource Management.