Hindustan Unilever limited

Hindustan Unilever limited Founded:1932

With over 35 brands spanning 20 distinct categories such as soaps, detergents, shampoos, skin care, toothpastes, deodorants, cosmetics, tea, coffee, packaged foods, ice cream, and water purifiers, the Company is a part of the everyday life of millions of consumers across India. Its portfolio includes leading household brands such as Lux, Lifebuoy, Surf Excel, Rin, Wheel, Fair & Lovely, Pond’s, Vaseline, Lakmé, Dove, Clinic Plus, Sunsilk, Pepsodent, Closeup, Axe, Brooke Bond, Bru, Knorr, Kissan, Kwality Wall’s and Pureit.


The Company has over 15,000 employees and has an annual turnover of Rs.17,523 crores (financial year 2009 - 2010). HUL is a subsidiary of Unilever, one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast moving consumer goods with strong local roots in more than 100 countries across the globe with annual sales of about €44.3 billion in 2010. Unilever has about 52% shareholding in HUL.
 

Employees16,500 (2011)
IndustryFMCG
DescriptionHindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is India's largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company with a heritage of over 75 years in India and touches the lives of two out of three Indians.

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Key People

Mr. Harish Manwani - Chairman

Products / ServicesBrooke Bond Taaza, Bru, Kissan, Knorr, Kwality Wall’s, Lipto, Modern, Red Label, Taj Mahal, Aviance, Axe, Breeze, Clear, Clinic Plus, Closeup, Dove, Fair & Lovely, Hamam, LEVER Ayush Therapy, Lakme, Lifebuoy, Liril 2000, Lux, Pears, Pepsodent, Pond's, Rexona Soap, Sunsilk, Vaseline, Active Wheel, Cif, Comfort, Domex, Rin, Sunlight, Surf Excel, Vim

Contact Details

Location Mumbai
Phone Number+91-22-39830000
Company Office Address

Hindustan Unilever Limited, Unilever House, B. D. Sawant Marg, Chakala, Andheri (E), Mumbai - 400 099

Company Achievements

1. Awarded top Indian company in the 'FMCG' sector for the third consecutive year at Dun & Bradstreet-Rolta Corporate Awards, 2009
2. HUL ranked fourth in the ‘Top Companies for Leaders, 2009' (Asia Pacific region) and 10th place in the global rankings in a survey carried out by Hewitt Associates
3. HUL received the Award for Excellence in HR in 2010 from Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). This is a rigorous fact-based assessment which is conducted by a team of external assessors. HUL has won this award for the third consecutive year
4. Awarded Customer and Brand Loyalty Award by Business India & Business Standard in 2009
5. Awarded for Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practice at the Social & Corporate Governance Awards 08-09 by BSE, Nasscom Foundation and Times Foundation