Zinnia Tanzina Huq
Zinnia was inducted to the UCL Board in February 2023. She has over 20 years of experience in the FMCG and Pharmaceuticals industry. She has worked across core Financial Reporting, Treasury, Controls and Governance, Commercial Finance Partnering and has led Regional Supply Chain Finance projects (based in Singapore).
From thereon, she has moved on to roles in leading transformations and driving organisational strategy through shaping desired financial growth model. She joined Unilever Bangladesh in 2019 as the Head of Financial Controls and M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions) and led the historic acquisition of the GSK Consumer Healthcare business. After 2 years of leading performance management across the business and directly supporting the Beauty and Wellbeing and Personal Care business groups, she assumed the role of CFO and Finance Director in 2023.
Zinnia is a Fellow Chartered Management Accountant from CIMA, UK. She is also a member of ICMA, Bangladesh. Zinnia has been a strong advocate of Diversity and Inclusion in all the organisations she represented and is an active participant at various professional platforms to promote female leadership. Zinnia was awarded the Inspiring Women Award from Bangladesh Brand Forum in 2015.