2010

An Archive of HUL Press Releases over the years.

Latest press releases

Unilever Sustainable Living Plan Launch
15-11-2010:

Unilever unveils plan to decouple business growth from environmental impact

Hindustan Unilever Limited – September Quarter 2010 Results
25-10-2010:

Net Sales grew 10.7% during the quarter, driven by strong underlying volume growth of 14% in Domestic Consumer business.

HUL Board Meeting on October 25, 2010
14-10-2010:

Mumbai, October 14, 2010: The company issued a communication to the Stock Exchanges today informing them of the proposed meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company to be held on October 25, 2010, Monday, in Mumbai to take on record the unaudited financial results for the quarter ended 30th September, 2010 along with the limited review report of the auditors for the corresponding period.

Brooke Bond launches Tea Council to promote health benefits of tea
07-09-2010:

Mumbai, 7 September, 2010:  Brooke Bond launched the Brooke Bond Tea Council at a function held in Mumbai today. Brooke Bond has launched the Brooke Bond Tea Council with the aim to spread awareness, dispel myths and misconceptions existing around tea and educate people on the health benefits of tea.

Hindustan Unilever releases its first 'Sustainable Development Report'
30-07-2010:

Mumbai, July 30, 2010: Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), India’s leading Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) company announced today that its Chairman, Mr. Harish Manwani, released the Company’s first ‘Sustainable Development Report’ at the Company Annual General Meeting of shareholders held at Mumbai on July 27, 2010.

Building Human Capital in India
27-07-2010:

Skills training key to enhancing employability and delivering inclusive growth

Hindustan Unilever Limited – June Quarter 2010 Results
27-07-2010:

· Double digit volume growth sustained at +11%

HUL Board Meeting on July 27, 2010
19-07-2010:

The company issued a communication to the Stock Exchanges today informing them of the proposed meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company to be held on July 27th, 2010, Tuesday, in Mumbai to take on record the unaudited financial results for the quarter ended 30th June, 2010 along with the limited review report of the auditors for the corresponding period.

HUL Board Approves Share Buyback at a maximum price of Rs. 280 per share
23-07-2010:

Mumbai, June 11, 2010 : At a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company, the Board has considered and approved, subject to the approval of the members of the Company, and such other approvals/consents, as may be necessary, the buyback of the Company’s equity shares at a price not exceeding Rs. 280 per share and up to an aggregate amount of Rs. 630 crores, being within 25% of the total paid-up capital and free reserves as per the audited Balance Sheet as at March 31, 2010.

Hindustan Unilever Limited – March Quarter 2010 Results
25-05-2010:

· Double-digit volume growth drives 8% turnover growth in MQ’2010

· MQ’2010 Net Profit grows 47 % due to exceptional gains; PBT (bei) maintained

· Full Year Domestic Consumer business grows 9%; Operating Margin up 10 bps; Net Profit up 4% Final Dividend recommended Rs 3.50 per share; full year dividend Rs 6.50,up from Rs 6.00 per share for previous 12 months.

HUL Board Meeting on May 25, 2010
17-05-2010:

The company issued a communication to the Stock Exchanges today informing them of the proposed meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company to be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at the Corporate Office of the Company at Unilever House, B.D. Sawant Marg, Chakala, Andheri-East, Mumbai- 400 099 to consider inter alia, the Audited Accounts for the financial year ended 31st March , 2010 and to recommend final dividend, if any, on equity shares for the said period.

HUL announces appointment of Executive Director, Legal and Company Secretary
01-04-2010:

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) today announced that the Board of Directors of the Company have approved the appointment of Mr Dev Bajpai as Executive Director, Legal and Company Secretary, HUL with effect from June 1, 2010.

Hindustan Unilever Limited December Quarter Results 2009
26-01-2010:

· Domestic Consumer and FMCG business grows 5%
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driven entirely by acceleration in volume growth
· Underlying Operating Margin improved by 10 bps,
    
- step up in brand investments by 530 bps.
· Net Profit grows 5.4%

Hindustan Unilever launches ‘Brooke Bond Sehatmand’, a Tea with Vitamins
15-01-2010:

  • An innovation for the masses, with guaranteed vitamins in each cup, to help every family live a healthier life and help address micro nutrient deficiency

  • Launches “Sehatmand Parivaar – Sehatmand Bharat” campaign for Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh to spread awareness through education on health & nutrition

HUL Board Meeting on January 26, 2010
14-01-2010:

The company issued a communication to the Stock Exchanges today informing them of the proposed meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company to be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at the Registered Office of the Company to take on record the unaudited financial accounts for the quarter ended December 2009 along with the limited review report of the auditors for the corresponding period.

HUL announces Management Committee Appointment
15-01-2010:

Mumbai, January 14, 2010: Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) today announced that Mr Dhaval Buch, currently Executive Director, Supply Chain, HUL and Vice President Supply Chain, South Asia, Unilever, will be appointed Senior Vice President Strategic Projects Supply Chain, Unilever Global with effect from March 1, 2010.