Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Request a Demo


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

September 05, 2015 8:49 AM ET

Personal Products

Company Overview of The Gillette Company, Inc.

Company Overview

The Gillette Company, Inc. manufactures and sells shaving systems for men. The company offers power and manual razors, disposable razors, beard trimmers, refillable razors, and replacement blades; pre and post shave products, such as shaving creams, gels, and foams, as well as skin care and aftershave products, including face washes/cleansers, lotions/balms, moisturizers/creams, and splashes; and deodorants, antiperspirants, and body washes. It sells its products online. The company was founded in 1901 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts. The Gillette Company, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of The Procter & Gamble Company.

800 Boylston Street

Boston, MA 02199

United States

Founded in 1901

28,700 Employees





Key Executives for The Gillette Company, Inc.

Chairman of Gillette and Chief Executive Officer of Gillette
Age: 85
Age: 51
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President - Finance
Age: 68
Vice President, President - Commercial Operations - North America and Group President of Global Business Management- Duracell and Braun
Age: 61
Vice President, President of Global Value Chain and President - Global Business Management - Personal Care
Age: 56
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

The Gillette Company, Inc. Key Developments

Hindustan Unilever and Gillette Settle 6-Year-Old Trademark Dispute Out of Court

Ending a long legal battle, Hindustan Unilever and Gillette Company have settled a trademark dispute over 7'O Clock label, with or without the device of Sun, out of court amicably. HUL had locked horns with Gillette, saying its Sun or Sunlight mark series will be affected by latter's 7'O Clock label with Sun device. Under the settlement agreement, Gillette, the registered owner of the mark, will amend the specifications of goods under 7'O Clock label to perfumes, cosmetic products related to shaving, non-medicated toilet preparation for use before, during and after shaving, dentifrices, deodorants for personal use, anti-perspirants and depilatory preparations and materials. After reaching the settlement, both the companies approached the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) informing about the settlement. HUL had filed an appeal before IPAB against the order passed by the deputy registrar of trademarks, Mumbai, which granted the trademark 7'O Clock to Gillette in Class 3, dismissing its opposition in 2009. Ever since both have been fighting the case at the tribunal. Class 3 includes perfumery, essential oils, cosmetics, hair lotions and dentifrices, among others.

Similar Private Companies By Industry

Company Name Region
Seattle Inceptive Group LLC United States
Galea Life Sciences, Inc. United States
International Shield, Inc. United States
Kendo Holdings, Inc. United States
Vita-Med Labs LLC United States

Recent Private Companies Transactions

November 13, 2014
Duracell International Inc.

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup

Most Searched Private Companies

Company Name Geographic Region
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States
NYC2012, Inc. United States
Bertelsmann AG Europe
Rush University United States
Greater Houston Partnership United States

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Report Data Issue

To contact The Gillette Company, Inc., please visit Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at