Company profile

Unilever is one of the leading groups worldwide specializing in the manufacture and marketing of food and care products. Net sales break down by family of products as follows:
  • hygiene and cleaning products (60.3%): personal care products (67.1% of net sales; capillary and skin care products, dental products, and deodorants; Dove, Sunsilk, Lux, Pond's, Axe, Rexona, Signal and Close Up brands, etc.), household care and linen care (32.9%; dishwashing liquids, detergents, stain removers and cleaners; Omo, Skip, Comfort, Cif, etc.);
  • food products (39.7%): cooking products, sauces, oils and margarines (Knorr, Hellmann's, Amora, Bertolli, Rama brands, etc.), ice creams and beverages (Magnum, Carte d'Or, Solero, Ben & Jerry's, Lipton, etc.).
Net sales break down geographically as follows: the Netherlands and the United Kingdom (7.2%), Europe (16.5%), Asia/Africa/Middle East/Turkey/Turkey/Russia/Ukraine/Belarus (44.9%) and Americas (31.4%).

Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 24 May 2019
Key Executives
Chief Executive Officer Alan Jope
Company Secretary Ritva Sotamaa
Chief Financial Officer Graeme Pitkethly
VP, Communication Keith Weed
Director Research & Development David Blanchard
Human Resources Director Leena Nair
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 14 Mar 2019
Key figures
Millenium 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Net sales 50,982,000 53,715,000 52,713,000 53,272,000 48,436,000
Income from ordinary activities 50,982,000 53,715,000 52,713,000 53,272,000 48,436,000
Operating income 12,535,000 8,857,000 7,801,000 7,515,000 7,980,000
Cost (net) of financial indebtedness -456,000 -495,000 -563,000 -493,000 -477,000
Equity-accounted companies' contribution to results 185,000 173,000 231,000 198,000 98,000
Net profit from discontinued activities
Net income 9,808,000 6,486,000 5,547,000 5,259,000 5,515,000
Net income (Group share) 9,389,000 6,053,000 5,184,000 4,909,000 5,171,000
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: 24 May 2019
Shareholder information
Stichting Administratiekantoor Unilever 73.86 %
Group-owned stock 12.79 %
Blackrock 4.03 %
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 21 Mar 2019

Address

Unilever (NL)

455 Weena
PO Box 760
NL-3000 DK Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland
Netherlands
Source: Cofisem - Last Update: 24 May 2019