Richardson Hindustan Limited (RHL) was established in 1964, as a public limited company and obtained an industrial license to manufacture Menthol and Vicks range of products. In 1984, it became an affiliate of Procter and Gamble (P&G), USA.
P&G operates under three entities in India - two listed entities 'Procter & Gamble Hygiene and Health Care Limited' and 'Gillette India Limited', as well as one 100 per cent subsidiary of the parent company in the US called 'Procter & Gamble Home Products'.
Today, it serves over 650 million consumers across India and its presence pans across the beauty and grooming segment, the household care segment, as well as the health and well-being segment. Some of its most popular brands include Vicks, Ariel, Tide, Whisper, Olay, Gillette, Ambipur, Pampers, Pantene, Oral-B, Head & Shoulders, Wella and Duracell. The company has currently invested in the country via its five plants and nine contract manufacturing sites, as well as through the 26,000 jobs it creates directly and indirectly.
P&G India: Global Leader in FMCG
|2012||Wins Green Crusader Award for eco-friendly IT|
|2008||Receives Silver Award for Corporate Social Responsibility Programs from Readers Digest|
|2006||Launches Pampers - one of the most successful launches in Indian FMCG history|
|2004||Tide, launched in 2000, becomes India's largest 'Brand by Value'|
|1997||Launches Head & Shoulders shampoo in India|
|1995||Enters the Haircare Category with the launch of Pantene Pro-V|
Updated: September, 2014