Founded in 1945 as a Vegetable Oil Company, Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting is one of the fastest growing FMCG companies in India. Sales revenue grew from INR 3.04 Bn to INR 61 Bn + (USD 911 Mn) in 2016-17 growing 20 times in last 14 years. Sales Revenue for FY 16-17 stood at USD 911 Million. International business contributes 51% of the revenue.
Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting has presence in 19 countries predominantly in the Indian Sub-Continent, ASEAN & MENA regions. It has 15 manufacturing units in China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam and has state of the art Research & Development and Innovation Centers in India and Malaysia. The company has a talent base of over 10,000+ people from 15 different nationalities. Women employees constitute nearly 60% of the total work force.
Wipro consumer care has a diverse portfolio of products and operate both in B2C and B2B space. Leading brands in India in personal and home care category are Santoor, Chandrika, Glucovita, Wipro Safewash and Wipro Garnet. In the B2B space we are a leading player in Institutional lighting, office furniture and modular switches. Wipro lighting and furniture product have won numerous international awards for design.
Wipro Consumer Care established its international footprint in 2007 with acquisition of Unza Holdings followed by LD Waxsons (2012) and Zhongshan Ma Er (2016). With a series of successful acquisitions, Wipro consumer care has a formidable presence in the SE ASIA, China & ME. In these regions, we operate in the skin-care and home-care space. The leading brands in the region are Enchanteur, Romano, Safi, Bio Essence, Phanli and Zici.
Wipro Consumer Care acquired the iconic brand in 2009 which gave us significant foot hold in the Indian and ME markets. In 2012 Yardley UK was acquired which also gave us distribution rights in the European markets. Yardley is believed to be the oldest living brand and is available in 40+ countries.