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Reckitt Benckiser Group plc manufactures and sells health care, hygiene, and home care products. It operates in Europe and North America; Latin America, North Asia, South East Asia and Australia, and New Zealand; Russia and CIS, Middle East, North Africa, Turkey, and Sub-Saharan Africa; RB Pharmaceuticals; and Food segments. The company offers over the counter medications for common ailments, such as pain, fever, cold, flu, sore throat, or heartburn, as well as provides condoms under the Durex, Gaviscon, Mucinex, Nurofen, Scholl, and Strepsils brands. It also offers hygienic products, including disinfectant cleaners, lavatory cleaners, cleaners for household surfaces, and specialty cleaners for cleaning ovens and removing limescale; detergents; pest control products; and skin conditioning products under the Cillit Bang, Clearasil, Dettol, Finish, Harpic, Lysol, Mortein, and Veet brands, as well as under local and multi country brands, such as Brasso, d-Con, Destop, Easy Off, Pif Paf, Pine O Clean, Rid-X, Sagrotan, Sbp, Steradent, St Marc, and Veja brands. In addition, the company offers home care products comprising air care, fabric treatment, and garment care products; water and fabric softeners; laundry detergents; and shoe care products under the Air Wick Calgon Vanish, Woolite, and Spray N Wash brands, as well as under the local and multi country brands, such as Bom Ar, Cherry Blossom, Cobra, Hippo, Jik, Mr Sheen, Mr Min, Napisan, Nugget, O'Cedar, Old English, Oxyclean, Poliflor, Resolve, Robin, and Sole. Further, it provides food products, such as mustard, barbecue sauce, hot sauce, salt, and fried onions under the NoSalt, French’s Mustard, French’s Potato Sticks, French’s Fried Onions, French’s Worcestershire, Frank’s RedHot, and Cattlemen’s brands. Additionally, the company offers SUBOXONE, an opioid medication to treat opioid dependence in an office-based setting. Reckitt Benckiser Group plc was founded in 1823 and is based in Slough, the United Kingdom.

37,100 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/3/14
Founded in 1823

reckitt benckiser group plc (RB/) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: 4.4M GBP
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 2.3M GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

reckitt benckiser group plc (RB/) Key Developments

RB plc Announces £100 Million Investment in R&D to Build R&D Centre in North of England

RB plc announced it will invest £100 million in its consumer health R&D operations with the creation of a Scientific Excellence to be based in the UK. The new UK centre will become the global technical innovation hub for products such as Nurofen and Strepsils. The decision to locate the new Centre in the UK at the company's Hull site followed a review which considered RB's other R&D centre locations across the globe. Work has already begun on the design and planning aspects of the project and RB expects building work to start early in 2015 with the new Centre of Technical Expertise to be fully operational by early 2018.

RB Introduces New Veet(R) Infini'Silk(TM) Line

RB'Veet(R) launched the new Veet(R) Infini'Silk(TM) line -- the brand's first Pulsed Light(TM) FDA cleared permanent hair reduction devices designed to give the Veet's long lasting smooth skin. Veet(R) Infini'Silk(TM) harnesses the same technology found in clinics and salons to let it enjoy permanent results in the comfort of the home. Simply treat skin with the pulsed light technology, and feel the smooth results in as little as 4-5 treatments. The Veet(R) Infini'Silk(TM) collection includes two devices designed to fit various consumers' hair removal needs: Veet(R) Infini'Silk(TM) -- up to 50,000 light pulses with a 2.7 cm2 cartridge head. Veet(R) Infini'Silk(TM) Pro -- up to 5,000 light pulses with a 3.9 cm2 replaceable cartridge head. The exchangeable cartridges make the product ideal for sharing between multiple users. The Veet(R) Infini'Silk(TM) collection is available starting July 2014 and sells for Veet(R) Infini'Silk(TM) ($249) and Veet(R) Infini'Silk(TM) Pro ($299, plus one free replacement cartridge).

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc Announces Appointments to the Board as Independent Non-Executive Directors, Effective July 1, 2014

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc announced the following appointments to the Board as independent non-executive directors, effective July 1, 2014. Jaspal Bindra: Mr. Bindra, Indian, has been Group Executive Director to the Board of Standard Chartered PLC since January 2010. He is based in Hong Kong and is Chief Executive Officer, Asia. In his early career he held positions at UBS Investment Banking and Bank of America. Sue Shim: Ms. Shim, South Korean, is currently EVPand has been Chief Marketing Officer at Samsung Electronics since 2010, having joined in 2006. Prior to Samsung, Ms. Shim worked for 17 years at Procter & Gamble as a Global Marketing Director.


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