Company profile

Danone is one the world leading food-processing groups. Net sales break down by family of products as follows:
  • Dairy products and plant products (53%, No. 1 worldwide): fresh fermented milk products, creams, products and drinks of plant origin (based in particular on soya, almond, hazelnut, rice, oats and coconut);
  • specialized nutrition products (28.9%, No. 1 worldwide): baby foods (foods for infants and young children in addition to breastfeeding) and medical nutrition products (foods for people suffering from certain pathologies or people weakened by age);
  • bottled water (18.1%): natural water, aromatized water or enriched in vitamins (brands Evian, Volvic, Badoit, Aqua, etc.);
At the end of 2018, the group had 194 production sites throughout the world.

Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 01 Oct 2019
Key Executives
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel Faber
Company Secretary Bertrand Austruy
Executive Vice-President Finance C├ęcile Cabanis
Investor Relations Nadia BenSalem-Nicolas
Executive Vice-President Human Resources Bertrand Austruy
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 18 Mar 2019
Key figures
Millenium 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Net sales 24,651,000 24,812,000 21,944,000 22,412,000 21,144,000
Income from ordinary activities 24,651,000 24,812,000 21,944,000 22,412,000 21,144,000
Operating income 2,741,000 3,729,000 2,924,000 2,210,000 2,151,000
Cost (net) of financial indebtedness -231,000 -263,000 -146,000 -152,000 -179,000
Equity-accounted companies' contribution to results 762,000 109,000 0 99,000 14,000
Net profit from discontinued activities
Net income 2,439,000 2,559,000 1,827,000 1,398,000 1,253,000
Net income (Group share) 2,349,000 2,449,000 1,720,000 1,282,000 1,119,000
Fiscal year end 12.18 12.17 12.16 12.15 12.14
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: 01 Oct 2019
Shareholder information
Flottant 66.50 %
Massachusetts Financial Services 7.80 %
BlackRock, Inc. 5.50 %
Group-owned stock 4.70 %
Amundi Asset Management 3.60 %
First Eagle Investment Management LLC 2.50 %
Groupe Sofina 2.10 %
Norges Bank 1.70 %
Lyxor 1.70 %
Groupe CDC 1.60 %
Employees 1.30 %
Treasury stock 0.80 %
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 18 Mar 2019

Address

Danone

17 Boulevard Haussmann
FR-75009 Paris
France
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 01 Oct 2019

Contact

Nadia Ben Salem-Nicolas
Phone number: +33 (0)1 44 35 20 20
Source: Danone - Last Update: 01 Oct 2019