Unilever produces and supplies fast moving consumer goods in food, home and personal care product categories worldwide. The Company's portfolio ranges from nutritionally balanced foods to indulgent ice creams, affordable soaps, luxurious shampoos and everyday household care products. Unilever sells its products through its sales force, independent brokers, agents and distributors to chain, wholesale, co-operative and independent grocery accounts, as well as food service distributors and institutions. It also distributes its products through a network of distribution centers, satellite warehouses, company-operated and public storage facilities and depots.

Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
168,832 (est)
Unilever is headquartered in London, GB

Key People at Unilever

Paul Polman

Paul Polman

Chief Executive Officer
Jean-Marc Huët

Jean-Marc Huët

Chief Financial Officer
Michael Treschow

Michael Treschow

Chairman, Unilever N.V. and PLC

Unilever Office Locations

Unilever has offices in London, Karachi, Englewood Cliffs, Leatherhead and in 108 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
100 Victoria Embankment
Ho Chi Minh City, VN
156 Nguyen Luong Bang Avenue, Tan Phu Ward, District 7
Moscow, RU
Sergeya Makeeva Str. 13
Mexico City, MX
R. de R.L. de C.V., Tamarindos 150 Col., Bosques de las Lomas, Deleg., Cuajimalpa
Hamburg, DE
Strandkai 1
Dubai, AE
FZE P.O. Box 17055 Jebel Ali
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Unilever Data and Metrics

Unilever Financial Metrics

Unilever's revenue was reported to be £2 b in FY, 2015

Net income (H1, 2017)

3.9 b

Market capitalization (22-Sep-2017)

161.6 b

Closing share price (22-Sep-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

885 k
Unilever's current market capitalization is $161.6 b.
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


2.1 b2.1 b2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.6 b1.8 b1.7 b

Gross profit

531.8 m369.7 m319.2 m
USDH1, 2017

Net Income

3.9 b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


868 k885 k

Accounts Receivable

112.3 m97.2 m85.6 m

Current Assets

899 m541.1 m734.3 m


552.1 m595.2 m530.2 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Income Taxes Paid

(21.7 m)(18.4 m)(13.2 m)
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Unilever Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Pukka HerbsSeptember 07, 2017
Sir Kensington’sApril 20, 2017
Living ProofDecember 16, 2016
Dollar Shave ClubJuly 19, 2016$1 b

Unilever Market Value History

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Unilever Online and Social Media Presence

Unilever News and Updates

Doubling India business is a no-brainer for Unilever, says CEO Paul Polman

Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever has high hopes for India. Hindustan Unilever (HUL), which owns brands like Surf Excel and Lux in the country, expects…

We tried the AI software companies like Goldman Sachs and Unilever use to analyze job applicants

We got to experience HireVue's AI technology that allows companies to sort and grade video job applicants. Below is a transcript of the video. Rich Feloni: I'm Rich Feloni, strategy reporter at Business Insider. I first heard about HireVue when I wrote about Unilever’s exper…

Unilever, Walmart, Nestle and IBM are starting a major blockchain project

Unilever, Nestle, Walmart and a handful of the world's top retail and food brands are joining forces to tackle food safety with the help of blockchain technology. The 10 companies will work with IBM on a new project that will look at how the distributed ledger technology (DLT) behind bitcoin coul…

Helpling, Rocket Internet’s home services company, picks up investment from Unilever Ventures

 Helpling, the Rocket Internet-founded company that lets you book a range of home services online, has raised further funding. This time around, the undisclosed backing — which I understand to be “several million” Euros — comes from Unilever Ventures, the venture arm of Unilever, in what can undoubt…

Unilever leads $9 million investment in meal kit startup Sun Basket

 A meal kit startup with a focus on healthful recipes and organic ingredients, Sun Basket, has just raised $9 million in series C-2 round of venture funding led by Unilever Ventures, with Baseline Ventures and Founders Circle Capital joining the round. The investment brings the startup’s total capit…

Unilever looks to UK government as shareholders back internal shakeup

Unilever’s chairman Marijn Dekkers has said the company’s shareholders support the internal changes following Kraft Heinz abandoning its takeover bid.  In the wake of Kraft Heinz’s failed £115bn takeover bid for Unilever, the company behind Dove soap, Magnum ice-cream and Lynx deodorant, publishe…
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