Desi Okeke

Future Leader Class of ‘24 Director, Degree Unilever

Desi Okeke is the Brand Director of Degree® Deodorant at Unilever where she builds and expands the
connectivity to current and new Degree® consumers. As an award-winning marketer, Desi has a record
of building top global brands, perfecting the ability to inspire while creating a culture of integrity,
transparency, and professionalism. She is a visionary who creates bold strategies that drive sustainable
growth, and in her +15 years of experience in diverse industries, she has made an indelible mark on the
Marketing profession. Desi’s core Marketing philosophy is that as brand builders, our purpose is to be in relentless pursuit to delight the people and communities we serve.

She resides in New Jersey and is married with four beautiful children. In her free time, a long chat with a
friend, time watching a good movie, or hanging out with the kids playing a board game is all she needs
these days to be OK with the world. Her motto is “simple things matter most”.