New Name for Unilever's India Unit

23 February 2007

MUMBAI: Indian consumer goods company Hindustan Lever, the subcontinent's 51-year-old Unilever subsidiary, has undergone an identity update and will henceforth be known as Hindustan Unilever.

The maker of Lipton tea and Lifebuoy soap says the new name "retains the company's continued commitment towards its local roots while leveraging the global scale and reputation of Unilever with its consumers and stakeholders in India".

Data sourced from The Times of India; additional content by WARC staff