But Mr Lacey is frustrated. He is unhappy that despite the company’s best efforts to make the circus arena Covid-safe, it has been unable to open, while other parts of the economy are well on their way back to normal life. The new government, he says, will have to offer more consistent policies in the future.
Unilever's 80 brands are currently divided into three divisions: Beauty & Personal Care, Food & Refreshment, Home Care. The new structure spins off brands Ben & Jerry's, Magnum and Cornetto into a separate division called Ice Cream, headed by Matt Close.