Emami Ltd, the flagship company of the Emami Group is headquartered in Kolkata and is one of India's leading FMCG Companies engaged in manufacturing & marketing of personal care & healthcare products. Established in early 70's, Emami Group has grown into a huge business conglomerate with presence in major sectors like FMCG, real estate, hospitals, retail, newsprint & paperboard manufacturing, edible oil and biodiesel, pharmacy chain, power, cement and contemporary art. Founded by two childhood friends Mr RS Agarwal and Mr RS Goenka, Emami today, is a trusted and loved brand of the nation.
In June, 2015, Emami Limited acquired the hair & scalp care business under the 'Kesh King' and allied brands from Mr. Sanjeev Juneja of SBS Biotech. The acquisition marked Emami's foray into the Ayurvedic Hair & Scalp Care segment with the brand portfolio of Kesh King's ayurvedic medicinal oil, herbal shampoo & conditioner and ayurvedic capsules. Kesh King is endorsed by popular celebrities like Juhi Chawla and Shruti Haasan.
Emami Ltd., based on deep consumer insight, over the years has developed a vast range of 250 diverse portfolio of innovative and effective value for money products by blending Ayurveda and modern science together. The products are sold through 4 million retail outlets across India through its network of 2800 distributors. Emami's portfolio includes trusted power brands like Zandu, BoroPlus, Navratna, Fair & Handsome, Mentho Plus, Fast Relief and Sona Chandi Chyawanprash and new brands like 'HE' Deodorant & Emami 7 Oils in One. The company has also forayed into feminine hygiene space by acquiring 'SHE Comfort' sanitary napkin brand.
In 2008 Emami acquired The Zandu Pharmaceutical Works Ltd. In 2009, the FMCG business of Zandu was merged with Emami Ltd. In 2014, Emami Limited acquired controlling stake (66.67%) in Fravin Pty Ltd., an Australia based Company with major strengths in R&D and manufacture of natural and organic personal care products.
With its footprints in over 60 countries across the globe spanning GCC, Europe, Africa, CIS countries and the SAARC, Emami focuses on aggressive marketing powered by celebrity endorsements like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Kangana Ranaut, Yami Gautam, Shruti Haasan, Bipasha Basu, Sonakshi Sinha, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal, Sushil Kumar, Gautam Gambhir among others.