Essity’s Investor Day 2019

Essity, the global hygiene and health company, is holding its Investor Day today in Stockholm, Sweden. Presentations will be held by the President and CEO as well as members of Executive Management Team and representatives of Essity’s subsidiary Vinda, one of China’s largest hygiene companies. The company’s strategy and financial targets are unchanged. The business units’ and Vinda’s share of the Group’s net sales in 2018 will be presented in this press release and during the day.  

Essity’s vision is: Dedicated to improving well-being through leading hygiene and health solutions. During its Investor Day, Essity will describe its strategy for achieving its vision and continuing to deliver profitable growth. The global hygiene and health market is expected to grow by approximately 3% annually during the 2018–2023 period.  

“Essity’s ambition is to improve the well-being of 2 billion people every day by 2030. We have leading market positions in an attractive and growing hygiene and health market and a strategy to continue to deliver profitable growth and sustainable value creation,” says Magnus Groth, Essity’s President and CEO.  

Essity’s net sales in 2018 were distributed between the business units and Vinda as follows: Consumer Goods 32%, Professional Hygiene 21%, Health and Medical Solutions 21%, Vinda 14%, Latin America 12%.  

Essity’s Investor Day starts at 10:00 a.m. and will be webcast live at www.essity.com, where you can also find the agenda. 

For further information, please contact:

Per Lorentz, Vice President Corporate Communications, +46 8 788 52 51, per.lorentz@essity.com
Johan Karlsson, Vice President Investor Relations, +46 8 788 51 30, johan.ir.karlsson@essity.com

Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company dedicated to improving well-being through products and services, essentials for everyday life. The name Essity stems from the words essentials and necessities. Our sustainable business model creates value for people and nature. Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as JOBST, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. Essity has about 47,000 employees and net sales in 2018 amounted to approximately SEK 118.5bn (EUR 11.6bn). The headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. More information at www.essity.com.

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Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company. We are dedicated to improving well-being through our products and services. Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as JOBST, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. Essity has about 46,000 employees. Net sales in 2019 amounted to approximately SEK 129bn (EUR 12.2bn). The company’s headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and Essity is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Essity breaks barriers to well-being and contributes to a healthy, sustainable and circular society. More information at www.essity.com.

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