Zinnia Tanzina Huq
Zinnia joined Unilever Bangladesh Limited in 2019 as the Head of Financial Controls and M&A, where she played a pivotal role in leading the historic acquisition of the GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare business. After leading performance management across the business and directly supporting the Beauty & Wellbeing and Personal Care business groups, she assumed the role of CFO & Finance Director in 2023.
CFO & Finance Director
Zinnia 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 for the Asia Pacific region at British American Tobacco. She later became the Finance Director for GSK Bangladesh.
Zinnia is a Finance graduate of the Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka. She is also a Fellow Chartered Management Accountant from CIMA, UK and a member of ICMA, Bangladesh.
Zinnia is a strong advocate of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) in all the organisations she worked at, and is an active participant at various professional platforms to promote female leadership. She was awarded the Inspiring Women Award from Bangladesh Brand Forum in 2015. Zinnia is also passionate about travelling and exploring new destinations.