LONDON (Reuters) - Unilever's
Jope, who will become CEO of the consumer goods giant in January, made the comment during an investor event in India, a spokeswoman said.
Following last year's unsolicited $143 billion (111.54 billion pounds) takeover attempt by Kraft-Heinz
Unilever announced last week that Jope would succeed Polman. At the time, Chairman Marijn Dekkers said Jope's appointment represented continuity, saying the company was on track to meet Polman's guidance.
(Reporting by Martinne Geller; Editing by Kirsten Donovan)