Vijay did his graduation in Economics from Delhi University and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He started his career at ORG-MARG (now a part of Nielsen) in India in 1996 and joined Unilever in India in 2000. He has, in the last 15 years, at Unilever worked across several categories including Ice creams, Beverages, Oral care and Laundry. He has worked across India, Indonesia, Singapore and the UK in several roles. He is currently the Vice President CMI for Research Innovation, Media and Shopper Insights at Unilever and is based in London. Vijay is married and has twin boys. He runs marathons as a hobby.