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P&G India

  • Ranked No 5 among the 'Global Most Admired Companies'
  • Ranked among the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World
  • Ranked No 10 on the 'World's Most Respected Companies List'
  • Ranked No 25 among the 'World's Most Innovative Companies'

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
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The industry is expected to generate 5 lakh new employment opportunities and achieve cumulative foreign exchange inflows worth US$ 75 billion and investments of >US$ 1 billion by 2025.