Speaker Profile

Rob Candelino
Vice President, Brand Building / Unilever

Rob Candelino is vice president of brand building for Unilever’s vast skin care U.S. portfolio, including brands such as Dove, Axe, Pond’s, Vaseline, Q-Tips, Suave, and Simple. A 15-year Unilever veteran, Mr. Candelino leads a team of more than 30 marketers. His path to skin care leadership began with an internship at Unilever Canada in 1997 and grew with assignments that took him to roles in numerous countries, categories, and functions. Mr. Candelino has excelled at each step — whether it was working in hair care, laundry, or skin care categories; in sales, marketing, or innovation roles; or in different markets. His industry work has been recognized by Marketing Week Magazine (UK Power 100), Ad Age (Hottest Brands 2011), and Adweek (Integrated Campaign of the Year 2011).