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Company nameUnilever NV
Unilever PLC
Company typePublic company
HeadquartersUnilever House,
London, United Kingdom
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleMichael Treschow
Paul Polman
ProductsSee brands listing
Revenue-44.262 billion (2010)
Operating income-6.339 billion (2010)
Net income-4.598 billion (2010)
Employees163,000 (2010)

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Unilever (c-eniconˈjuːnɨliːvər) is a British-Dutch multinational corporation that owns many of the world's consumer product brands in foods, beverages, cleaning agents and personal care products.

Unilever is a dual-listed company consisting of Unilever N.V. in Rotterdam, Netherlands and Unilever PLC in London, United Kingdom. This arrangement is similar to those of Reed Elsevier and Royal Dutch Shell prior to their unified structures. Both Unilever companies have the same directors and effectively operate as a single business. The current non-executive Chairman of Unilever N.V. and PLC is Michael Treschow while Paul Polman is Group Chief Executive.

Unilever's main international competitors include Nestlé and Procter & Gamble. They also face competition in local markets or product ranges from companies such as Grupo Bimbo, Beiersdorf, ConAgra, Danone, General Mills, Henkel, Mars, Inc., Pepsico, Reckitt Benckiser and S. C. Johnson & Son.

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