Robert Candelino

Vice President, Branding, Skincare, Unilever

Robert (Rob) Candelino is Vice President, Brand Building, for Unilever’s Skincare business.  He is responsible for some of America’s favorite beauty brands including Dove,® Dove Men+Care,® Axe,® Caress,® Simple, Vaseline and Pond’s.
Rob has been with Unilever for 16 years and has worked in Customer Development, Innovation and a variety of Brand Management roles in Canada, the United States and the UK.
The work Rob and his team have done at Unilever has received numerous industry awards such as “Integrated Campaign of the Year – Dove Men+Care” from AdWeek in 2011 and Dove being named one of “America’s Hottest Brands” by AdAge in 2011. 

Additionally, Rob has received several personal honors including being named as a “40 under 40” marketing executive from both Ad Age and Sports Business Daily in 2013. In 2008, Marketing Week in the UK named Rob a “Power 100” marketer. 
Rob is a Canadian national and holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada.  Rob lives in New York, NY.
Last Updated: 2013