Sales: $1.2 billion
Key Personnel: Chris Bull, chief executive officer; Richard Armitage, finance director; Colin McIntyre, divisional managing director, UK; Andrea Barbier, divisional managing director, western con… Read More »
Sales: $2.1 billion
Key Personnel: Suk Cha, vice chairman and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Household—laundry and dishwashing detergents, fabric softener and kitchen cleaners. Personal care—toothpa… Read More »
Sales: $2.3 billion (estimated)
Major Products: Household care—Omino Bianco laundry care, WC Net bathroom cleaners, Carolin floor cleaners, SMAC metal and all-purpose cleaners, Overlay floor and surface cle… Read More »
Sales: $3.6 billion
Key Personnel: Masazumi Kikukawa, director, executive officer and executive general manager of health and home care products.
Major Products: Oral care, skin care, beauty products, toiletries, fabric care,… Read More »
Sales: $10.0 billion
Key Personnel: Michitaka Sawada, president and chief executive officer; Hiroshi Kanda, president, consumer products; Tatsuo Takahashi, president and chief executive officer, Kao Customer Marketing Co., Ltd;… Read More »
Sales: $32.9 billion
Key Personnel: Paul Polman, chief executive officer; Doug Baillie, chief human resources officer; Geneviéve Berger, chief research and development officer; Jean-Marc Huët, chief finan… Read More »
San Francisco, CA
Sales: $112 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Drew Fraze, chief executive officer; Adam Lowry, co-founder and chief greenskeeper; Eric Ryan, co-founder and chief brand architect.
Major Products: L… Read More »
Sales: $535 million.
Key Personnel: Orville Thompson, chief executive officer; Heidi Thompson, president.
Major Products: Home fragrances including scented wickless candles and personal fragrance products s… Read More »
Sales: $2 billion.
Key Personnel: Jeffrey P. Ansell, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Al Drewes, executive vice president and chief financial officer; Perry Beadon, senior vice presiden… Read More »
Sales: $2.2 billion for household, personal care and oral care products.
Corporate sales: $2.7 billion. Net income: $310 million.
Key Personnel: James R. Craigie, chairman and chief executive officer;… Read More »
Sales: $2.5 billion for household, personal care and I&I products.
Corporate sales: $5.2 billion. Net income: for the year ended June 30, 2011.
Key Personnel: Donald R. Knauss, chairman and chief… Read More »
Sales: $5 billion for personal care and home care products.
Corporate sales: $10.9 billion as reported by parent company Alticor.
Key Personnel: Steve Van Andel, chairman; Doug DeVos, president; Candace M… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $14.5 billion for oral, personal and home care products.
Corporate sales: $16.7 billion. Net income: $2.4 billion.
Key Personnel: Ian Cook, chairman, president and chief executiv… Read More »
Sales: $68.7 billion (estimated for personal care, oral care and household care products).
Corporate sales: $82.6 billion. Net income: $11.7 billion, for the year ended June 30, 2011.
Key Personnel: Bob McDonal… Read More »
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The laundry care market is besieged by higher raw material costs and retailer inflexibility on pricing. Laundry detergent suppliers offer a variety of strategies to succeed in this increasingly complex new world. Read More »
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Planet Clean is an eco-friendly product from McBride.
19. McBride Plc
Sales: $1.2 billion
Chris Bull, chief executive officer; Richard Armitage, group finance di… Read More »
Sales: $1.8 billion
Suk Cha, chief executive officer, LG Household & Healthcare.
Household—laundry and dishwashing detergents, fabric softener and kitchen cleaner… Read More »
Sales: $9.5 billion
Motoki Ozaki, representative director, president and chief executive officer; Takuo Goto, representative director, senior executive vice president, global production and engineering… Read More »