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Unilever

Unilever

Unilever is Anglo-Dutch multinational consumer goods company that is co-headquartered in London, England and Rotterdam, Netherlands, and was founded in 1930 by William Lever, James Lever, and Samuel van den Bergh.

Unilever is a multinational consumer goods company co-headquartered in Rotterdam, Netherlands and London, England with over 400 brands serving approximately 2.5 billion people everyday. The company was founded by William Lever, James Lever, and Samuel van den Bergh on September 2, 1929 the Margarine Unie company and the Lever Borthers signed a partnership agreement to form Unilever. The company was officially established as Unilever on January 1, 1930.  In 1950, Unilever launched the Unilever Food & Health Research Institute to focus on increasing the nutritional quality and safety of their products.



In December 2018, Unilever's CEO, Paul Polman, quit the company. He was CEO of Unilever for 10 years. It was announced in December that Alan Jope will begin as CEO in January 2019.

Timeline

People

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Alan Jope

CEO



Dr Marjin Dekkers

Chairman



Graeme Pitkethly

CFO



Yougme Moon

Vice Chair



Further reading

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Author
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Price increases underpin sales growth at Nestle, Unilever

Martinne Geller

Web



Unilever and Veolia sign sustainability collaboration deal

Martin White

Web



Unilever stays in London

Staff Writer

Web



Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Unilever: When British Soap Meets Dutch Margarine

November 24, 2017

Unilever's history - A helpful history

January 25, 2011

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