Hankook P&G

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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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