Founded in 1945 as a Vegetable Oil Company, Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting is one of the fastest growing FMCG companies in India. It grew from Rs. 304 Cr to 5900 Cr+ in 2015-16 growing 19 times in last 13 years. Sales Revenue for FY 15-16 stood at USD 908 Million.International business contributes 53% of the revenue.
Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting has presence in 18 countries predominantly in SAARC, ASEAN, MENA regions and also in the U K. It has 15 manufacturing units in China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam and has a state of the art R & D facilities in India and Malaysia. The company employs over 10,000 people from 15 nationalities with women constituting 59% of the total work force.
Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting has an impressive portfolio of brands which are leaders in the respective markets. Santoor, Chandrika, Glucovita, North West and Wipro Smartlite are leading brands in India. Enchanteur, Bio- essence and Romano are market leaders in ASEAN Countries. Yardley sells in over 40 countries. Wipro UNZA, the company formed after the acquisition of UNZA Holdings by Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting and is headquartered at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is a world leader in the Halal Cosmetics Category. LD Waxonn was acquired in 2012 which has predominant position in Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and China Markets in the space of Skin Care. The leading brands are Bio Essene, Ginvera, Syahirah and Ebene. Zhongshan Ma Er the latest acquisition in 2016 strengthen our position in Southern China. Ma Er is a leading manufacturer of Home Care and Personal Care products. Leading brands are Enear, Vcnic and Zici in shower. Pahnli and Sunew in liquid detergents . In the B2B segment in India, Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting has established itself as a leader in commercial lighting , indoor lighting and office modular furniture.