Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

Date Founded



Unilever House,B. D. Sawant Marg,Chakala, Andheri East,Mumbai, Maharashtra 400099

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Personal Products
Wholesale: Consumer Non-Durables/Sundries
Consumer Services
Internet Software & Services

Company Description

Hindustan 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. HUL works to create a better future every day and helps people feel good, look good and get more out of life with brands and services that are good for them and good for others. 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 16,000 employees and has an annual turnover of around Rs.25,206 crores (financial year 2012 - 2013). 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 €51 billion in 2012. Unilever has about 52% shareholding in HUL.

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Executives & Employees

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & MD

Executive Director-Beauty & Personal Care (BPC), Hindustan Unilever & Vice President-BPC, Unilever, South Asia

Executive Director, Finance & IT & Chief Financial Officer

Executive Director, Legal & Corporate Affairs & Company Secretary

Executive Director, Foods & Refreshment

Executive Director, Sales & Customer Development

Executive Director, Human Resources

Executive Director, Supply Chain

Executive Director-Home Care, Hindustan Unilever & Vice President-Home Care, Unilever, South Asia

Global Vice President, Research & Development, Skin Cleansing & Site Leader, Research & Development, India

Board of Directors

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & MD at Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

Chairman, South & Southeast Asian Operations at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Former Managing Director, National Banking Group at State Bank of India

Chairman-South & Southeast Asian Operations at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Chief Financial Officer at Pladis Foods Ltd.

Executive Director, Finance & IT & Chief Financial Officer at Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

Executive Director, Supply Chain at Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

Executive Director, Legal & Corporate Affairs & Company Secretary at Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

Co-Founder at Helion Venture Partners Pvt. Ltd.

Partner Emeritus at Prime Venture Partners

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LIC invests in capital and debt markets, including government securities. Their equity investments consist of Indian shares in all sectors, with an emphasis on the infrastructure, industrial and social sectors. They also invest in Central and State Government bonds, as well as in debentures and term loans. LIC follows a bottom-up investment process which is based on fundamental research combining in-house and outsourced analysis. The firm seeks to invest in high-growth equity, favoring leaders within each sector. They target companies with strong fundamentals and also invest in mid-cap stocks with high liquidity.

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GIC-IM aims to preserve and enhance the international purchasing power of the reserves they manage. The firm seeks to secure Singapore’s financial future by being a disciplined, long-term investor. Their investment teams manage a broad-based portfolio of asset classes. A focus on intrinsic value and price discipline guides them as they structure and pursue investment opportunities across asset classes and the capital structure. GIC-IM’s portfolio managers construct portfolios based on considerations of currency management, country selection, industry/sector allocation, yield curve management and security selection. The firm’s Board of Directors sets the policy asset mix and decides on a policy portfolio which specifies the allocation of funds to eligible asset classes. Investment decisions are based on analysis of fundamentals in line with long-term sustainable performance.

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SBI is an active manager which offers portfolios that focuses on Indian securities. Portfolios offered in SBI separately managed accounts may be suitable for a wide variety of investors, but particularly for more conservative investors with long-term time horizons that seeks growth of capital or a high level of current income, investments in sound, well-managed companies that have long-term potential investments gains, and those who wish not to be led by the market’s irrational and emotional behavior and desire an easy-to- understand strategy for investing in the stock and bond markets. The firm may also purchase, recommend and provide advice on investment in fixed rate instruments, foreign securities (particularly Indian securities), money market and other financial instruments, derivative and hybrid instruments and any other interest in any of the foregoing.

Recent Transactions
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Unilever PLC, Hindustan Unilever Ltd. purchase GlaxoSmithKline Bangladesh Ltd. from GlaxoSmithKline Plc

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Hindustan Unilever Ltd. purchases Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. /Vwash Brand from Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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Unilever PLC, Hindustan Unilever Ltd. purchase GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare India from GlaxoSmithKline Plc

Transaction Advisors

Advised onHindustan Unilever Ltd. purchases Modern Foods Industries Ltd.


Advised onHindustan Unilever Ltd. purchases Modern Foods Industries Ltd.

Investment Advisor

Advised onUnilever PLC, Hindustan Unilever Ltd. purchase GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare India from GlaxoSmithKline Plc

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Former Partner at Arnold & Porter LLP

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Awards & Honors
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