Unilever traces its roots to as far back as 1787 when two Europeans namely Swanzy and King came to Gold Coast and their businesses later developed to form the core of United Africa Company of Gold Coast in 1931. Unilever Ghana was born on July 14, 1992 when two Unilever PLC subsidiaries, UAC Ghana Limited, known for its marketing and distribution competence, and Lever Brothers Ghana Limited which is strong in manufacturing, merged to form the current company.
UNIL businesses cover manufacturing of household consumer goods, distribution and marketing of consumer goods.
The company was listed provisionally on the Ghana Stock Exchange on November 12, 1990 and officially on August 23, 1991. It has 100 million authorized shares as well as 62.5 million shares and a stated capital of GHS 1.2 million.
Sector: Manufacturing and Trading
Financial Year End: December 31
Corporate Website: www.unileverghana.com