Hankook P&G ( hangul:한국피앤지) is a Korean consumer goods company headquartered in Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea. It is a subsidiary of the multinational consumer goods company Procter & Gamble.
The company was established as Seotong P&G (서통피앤지) in 1989, and changed its name to Hankook P&G (한국피앤지) in 1993. It produces many popular
chemical, food, paper, and personal care products, and has manufacturing facilities in Cheonan and Osan. The CEO of Hankook P&G is Kim Sang Heon (김상헌).
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1989: Established as Seotong P&G with capital of 11 billion
KRW; Ivory soap, Whisper toilet paper and Pampers baby diapers (later renamed Cutie) launched. 1993: Company changes name from Seotong P&G to Hankook P&G, capital increases to 107 billion KRW;
Pantene haircare products launched. 1995:
Vidal Sassoon haircare products launched. 1997: Hankook P&G merges with
SsangYong Paper Co.; Pringles potato crisps launched. 1999: Exports exceed 70 million USD;
Febreze disodorant, Cutie Super Premium toilet paper, Whisper Green/Whisper Fresh toilet paper launched. 2000: Receives Korea Logistics Award;
SK-II cosmetics line, Charmin toilet paper, Attends adult briefs, Joy dishwashing liquid launched. 2001: Ranked 1st in Consumer Satisfaction Index by KCSI and
NCSI, awarded 'Human Resource Management Award' by Korea Efficiency Association. 2002: Ranked 97th on
Fortune's 100 best companies to work for, Vidal Sassoon is picked for Brand Power Award by Korea Efficiency Association. 2003:
Head & Shoulders dandruff haircare products, Crest Spin electric toothbrush launched. 2004:
Wella haircare products, Whisper Soft toilet paper, Pantene Amino-Pro Vitamin shampoo launched. 2005:
Gillette shaving products launched. 2006: Ranked 3rd on Fortune's Most Admired Companies and 1st on Fortune's Most Admired Companies in the Consumer Goods Industry.
2007: Ranked 3rd on Fortune's Most Admired Companies and 1st on Fortune's Most Admired Companies in the Consumer Goods Industry.
2008: Ranked 2nd on
Barron's Most Admired Companies, 5th on Fortune's Most Admired Companies, and 1st on Fortune's Most Admired Companies in the Consumer Goods Industry.
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