Bio-essence has always been on the forefront of innovation in developing effective new products that serves consumers’ needs of achieving and maintaining gorgeous, healthy skin. Housing copious ranges and more than 100 products, Bio-essence has expanded from the local market into countries like Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Australia and the UK. The brand has won multiple accolades under its name such as owning the title of the No. 1 Face Lifting Cream since 2004*, No. 1 skincare brand in Watsons as well as clinching multiple beauty awards, the latest being the 2014 Cleo Clear Skin Awards and the 2014 Her World Beauty Awards, as voted and reviewed by skincare experts, readers and beauty editors. Bio-essence’s confidence in its product efficacies has led to its unique trademark in holding numerous public mega challenges, each involving more than 100 people challenging and proving its product claims and witnessing genuine results with unanimous agreement across Asia.
*According to AC Nielsen report
WIPRO CONSUMER CARE & LIGHTING
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 5000 Cr in 2013-14 growing 16 times in last 13 years. Sales Revenue for FY 13-14 stood at US $ 837 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 UK. It has 15 manufacturing units in China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam and has state of the art R&D facilities in India and Malaysia. The company employs over 8500 people from 15 nationalities with women constituting 54% 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. 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.