to move forward.

Integrated Annual Report 2018

  • Who

    Imagine a world where everyone has access to affordable personal hygiene products. That’s the kind of world Ontex is building. Step by step. Creating new experiences in personal hygiene for consumers… while developing our people, and delivering sustainable value to our shareholders, partners, customers and suppliers. ensuring our relevance, and making a positive impact on the communities around us.

    Sites

    • 19 Production facilities
    • 29 Sales and marketing sites
    • 9 R&D centers

    Employees

    • 10,750 Employees
    • 50 Nationalities
  • What

    We make high-quality products for baby care, adult care and feminine care, and are the partner of choice for consumers, retailers, institutional and private healthcare providers around the world.

  • Why

    We add value through the products we make and the services we offer, the jobs we create, our endeavors to operate within the limits of our planet, and the high standards of responsible behavior we set ourselves.

Interview

  • Thanks to the resilience and hard work of our people all over the world, we managed to negate most of the potential roadblocks to achieve low single digit like-for-like growth in what were broadly flat hygiene markets.

    Charles Bouaziz CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

  • The issues we had in Brazil are an exception to our track record. The focus on efficiency, innovation and attractive products is the right path. The signs of recovery are encouraging.

    Luc Missorten CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

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Key figures

  • Financial

    • REVENUE (€/BN)

    • ADJUSTED EBITDA MARGIN (%)

    • PROFIT (€/M)

    • Operational

        • Retailer brands
        • Ontex brands

        BRANDS (%)

        • Other
        • Adult Care
        • Feminine Care
        • Baby Care

        CATEGORIES (%)

        • Rest of the World
        • Western Europe

        GEOGRAPHIES (%)

      • Environmental

        • CARBON EMISSIONS (gCO2/€)

        • RECYCLING INDEX (IN %)

        • 29.0

          PRODUCTS WITH ONE OR MORE ECO- OR HEALTH LABELS (%)

        • Social

        Key highlights

        2018, a year of opportunities

        • Online diaper subscription model

        • 125,000 tons CO2 saved since 2014

        • Global roll-out of leadership training

        • New brand launched on Chinese e-commerce platform

        • Engineer of the Year

        • 40 years Ontex Mexico

        • New R&D Center of Excellence

        • Creativity Award for Canbebe Digital Campaign

        • Safety figures at cruising speed

        • Radomsko production start

        • Pom Pom turns 50

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          Strategy

          • Our operation model clearly focuses on creating unique competitive advantage and sustainable value for all our stakeholders.

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          • Sustainability encapsulates everything we do. In 2018, we conducted a new materiality assessment. The process, which involved all our stakeholders, shows the main material aspects and why they matter. It also provides links to the relevant Sustainable Development Goals.

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