Company profile

Ontex Group NV is one of the world's leaders in manufacturing and marketing disposable hygiene products for children and adults. Products are sold under distributor and own brands (Canbebe, Canped, Helen Harper, iD, Serenity and Lille) via distribution areas, health facilities and drugstores. Net sales break down by product family as follows:
  • baby care products (59%): baby diapers, baby pants and wet wipes;
  • incontinence products (30.3%): panties and adult diapers, incontinence pads and bed pads;
  • feminine hygiene products (9.3%): pads, panty liners and tampons;
  • other (1.4%): primarily cosmetics and medical gloves.
Net sales are distributed geographically as follows: Western Europe (45%), Americas (29.3%), Eastern Europe (12.1%) and other (13.6%).

Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 31 Aug 2020
Key Executives
Chief Executive Officer Charles Bouaziz
Chief Financial Officer Charles Desmartis
Human Resources Director Astrid de Lathauwer
Director Research & Development Annick De Poorter
Company Secretary Jonas Deroo
Investor Relations Director Ludwig Philip
VP, Communication Gaƫlle Vilatte
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 25 Oct 2019
Key figures
Millenium 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Net sales 2,281,300 2,292,200 2,355,400 1,993,000 1,689,300
Income from ordinary activities 2,281,300 2,292,200 2,355,400 1,993,000 1,689,300
Operating income 87,200 152,800 208,300 193,500 169,000
Cost of financial indebtedness net -36,700 -27,400 -32,100 -30,100 -27,600
Equity-accounted companies contribution to income
Net profit from discontinued activities
Net income 37,300 97,000 128,400 119,700 98,600
Net income (Group share) 37,300 97,000 128,400 119,700 98,600
Fiscal year end 12.19 12.18 12.17 12.16 12.15
Length of fiscal year (month) 12 12 12 12 12
Currency & Unit EUR - thousands EUR - thousands EUR - thousands EUR - thousands EUR - thousands
Account Standards
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 31 Aug 2020
Shareholder information
Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL) 19.98 %
Janus Capital Management LLC 4.75 %
The Pamajugo Irrevocable Trust 3.64 %
Black Creek Investment Management Inc. 3.03 %
Axa Investment Managers S.A. 3.02 %
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 25 Oct 2019

Address

Ontex Group NV

Korte Keppestraat 21
BE-9320 Aalst, Oost-Vlaanderen
Belgium
Phone number: +32 53 333 600
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 31 Aug 2020

Contact

Philip Ludwig
Source: Ontex Group NV - Last Update: 31 Aug 2020