Doug Bewsher always knew he wanted to be a CEO. So when he graduated from the University of Oxford in 1989, he took a job that at the time was a proving ground for chief executives: brand manager.
More specifically, he went to work for Unilever managing Timotei shampoo, at one time the No. 2 brand in the world. “It was my dream job,” he said in an interview with CMO.com.