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Company Overview of Unilever Kenya Ltd.

Company Overview

Unilever Kenya Ltd. manufactures and markets food, home, and personal care products. The company's products include washing powder, laundry bars, fabric conditioners, maize meal flour, margarine, soups, sauces, condiments, toothpastes, toothbrush, body lotions, baby care jelly, face creams, beauty soaps. Its brands include Blueband, Royco, Knorr, Homecup Tea, Annarpurna maize meal, Omo, Geisha, Lux, Sunlight, Vaseline, Lady gay, Fair & Lovely, and Close up. Unilever Kenya was formerly known as Africa Industries Ltd. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. Unilever Kenya Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of The Unilever Group.

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Founded in 1949


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Key Executives for Unilever Kenya Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer
Executive Vice President for East Africa & New Markets and Head of Business Development for New Markets - Africa
Head of Unilever Nigeria
Marketing Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Unilever Kenya Ltd. Key Developments

Unilever Kenya Ltd., Special/Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting, Apr 27, 2014

Unilever Kenya Ltd., Special/Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting, Apr 27, 2014., at 10:00 Israel Standard Time.

Unilever Kenya Announces Executive Changes

Unilever Kenya announced the hiring of Marc Engel as its new Executive Vice President for East Africa and New Markets. In this new role, Engel will lead Unilever's business in East Africa to cater the company's consumer and market growth strategy. He will also head business development across Africa in New Markets where the company does not have its presence Engel succeeds Yaw Nsarkoh who will now head Unilever Nigeria after four years in Kenya.

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