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  • Unilever N.V. and PLC Annual General Meetings re-elections and Notification of Changes to the Boards

    London/Rotterdam - Unilever today announced that the following Directors will offer themselves for re-election at the Annual General Meeting of Unilever N.V. on 1 May 2019 and the Annual General Meeting of Unilever PLC on 2 May 2019 (“the 2019 AGMs”): Nils Andersen, Laura Cha, Vittorio Colao, Marijn Dekkers, Andrea Jung, Judith Hartmann, Mary Ma, Strive Masiyiwa, Youngme Moon, Graeme Pitkethly, John Rishton and Feike Sijbesma.

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  • Unilever acquires Graze

    London/Rotterdam – Unilever today announced it has acquired the holding company of graze, the UK’s leading healthy snacking brand.

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  • Full year results show continued profitable growth in volatile markets

    Today, Unilever announced its results for the full-year 2018, which show continued profitable growth despite volatile market conditions.

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  • Unilever leads efforts to develop a cross media measurement model for brands

    London - Today Unilever announces an initiative to build the first cross-media measurement model to help brands measure and understand campaign impact across the media landscape.

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  • Unilever acquires The Laundress

    London/Rotterdam, 28 January 2019 – Unilever today announced it has acquired The Laundress, a global premium eco-friendly line of detergent, fabric care, and home cleaning products based in New York, US.

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  • Unilever innovates durable, reusable and refillable packaging to help eliminate waste

    LONDON/ROTTERDAM/NEW YORK/PARIS - Unilever today unveiled reusable packaging innovations across nine of its brands, including four new product formats. The new products will be trialled on Loop™, a global, first-of-its-kind, waste-free shopping system announced today.

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  • Unilever delivers enhanced ingredients transparency for its home, beauty and personal care products

    Unilever has delivered on its industry leading commitment to voluntarily disclose fragrance ingredients across its home, beauty and personal care products in Europe and the US by the end of 2018.

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  • Unilever acquires The Vegetarian Butcher

    Unilever is acquiring The Vegetarian Butcher. The acquisition fits with Unilever’s strategy to expand its portfolio into plant-based foods that are healthier and have a lower environmental impact. With this acquisition, Unilever is responding to the growing trend among consumers to increasingly opt for vegetarian and vegan meals. For The Vegetarian Butcher, the acquisition is the next step in its ambition to grow into ‘the largest butcher in the world’. Founder Jaap Korteweg: “Unilever’s international network across 190 countries, provides every opportunity to accomplish this.”

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  • Unilever to invest €100,000 in a crowdsourced solution as part of its drive to rethink plastic packaging

    Unilever will develop and pilot a plastic-free laundry solution to combat single-use sachets. The solution was developed during a one-day hackathon which gathered leading designers, innovators and packaging experts.

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  • Unilever to acquire Horlicks and other consumer healthcare nutrition products from GSK

    London/Rotterdam – Unilever today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the Health Food Drinks portfolio (GSK HFD) of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in India, Bangladesh and 20 other predominantly Asian markets.

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  • Unilever completes share buyback programme

    London/Rotterdam - Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V. today announce the successful completion of the second tranche of the programme to buy shares with an aggregate market value equivalent of €3 billion (the ‘Second Tranche’). Between 20 July and 30 November 2018, 30,576,447 Unilever N.V. shares and 31,458,088 Unilever PLC shares were purchased.

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  • Unilever CEO Announcement: Paul Polman to retire; Alan Jope appointed as successor

    London / Rotterdam - Unilever today announced that CEO Paul Polman has decided to retire from the company. Alan Jope, currently President, Beauty & Personal Care, has been appointed to the position, effective 1 January 2019, with Polman supporting the transition process during the first half of the year.

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