Introduction to HUL
We’re driven by our purpose: to make sustainable living commonplace.
With over 85 years of heritage in India, HUL is India’s largest fast-moving consumer goods company. On any given day, nine out of ten Indian households use our products, giving us a unique opportunity to build a brighter future. We are known for our great brands, the positive social impact we create and our belief in doing business the right way.
HUL works to create a better future every day and helps people feel good, look good and get more out of life with brands and services that are good for them and good for others.
With 44 brands spanning 14 distinct categories such as soaps, detergents, shampoos, skin care, toothpastes, deodorants, cosmetics, tea, coffee, packaged foods, ice cream, and water purifiers, the Company is a part of the everyday life of millions of consumers across India. Its portfolio includes leading household brands such as Lux, Lifebuoy, Surf excel, Rin, Wheel, Glow & Lovely, Pond’s, Vaseline, Lakmé, Dove, Clinic Plus, Sunsilk, Pepsodent, Closeup, Axe, Brooke Bond, Bru, Knorr, Kissan, Kwality Wall’s and Pureit.
The Company has about 21,000 employees and has sales of INR 38,273 crores (the financial year 2019-20). HUL is a subsidiary of Unilever, one of the world’s leading suppliers of Food, Home Care, Personal Care and Refreshment products with sales in over 190 countries and an annual sales turnover of €51 billion in 2020. Unilever has 61.9% shareholding in HUL.
Forbes rates HUL as the most innovative company in India and #8 globally. Aon Hewitt recognises HUL as one of the best companies to work for and it continues to be the ‘Employer of Choice’ in the industry for past 12 years.