Member Profile

Accantia - The company's primary brand, Simple, is a category leader as experts in sensitive skin. With a clear and distinct consumer position, the brand is relevant across numerous skincare and toiletry sectors.

Activis - Actavis is a fast growing company, headquartered in Iceland with modern development and manufacturing facilities in Europe, the US and Asia and an extensive sales and marketing network in five continents. The Group offers one of the broadest portfolios in the generics sector and a wide variety of products in development and registration, enabling it to provide its customers with a wide range of affordable high quality pharmaceuticals. Actavis has a leading market position in the world?s largest markets for generic pharmaceutical products.

Alberto-culver - The Alberto-Culver Company is dedicated to building, for the long term, profitable businesses and substantial brands which are recognized for bringing innovation and value to consumers and an excellent return to shareholders.

Ansell - Ansell Condom brands are marketed globally through the Personal Healthcare division of Ansell Healthcare, a 96-year-old company that has fostered some of the world?s most important innovations in latex condoms and gloves. We manufacture and market a variety of condoms with flavors, colors, spermicide, studded and ribbed features.

Bausch & Lomb - Bausch & Lomb is dedicated to bringing visionary ideas to eye health. Its core businesses include contact lenses and lens care products, ophthalmic surgical devices and instruments, and ophthalmic pharmaceuticals. The Bausch & Lomb name is one of the best-known and most respected healthcare brands in the world. Founded in 1853, the company is headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., and employs more than 10,000 people worldwide. Its products are available in more than 100 countries. More information is available at www.bausch.co.uk

Bayer - At Bayer in the UK/Ireland regions, our business activities focus on healthcare, crop science, polymers and chemicals and reflect those of our parent company, Bayer AG, the worldwide diversified chemicals and healthcare group.

Beiersdorf - As an international company, Beiersdorf has a clear goal: to be as close as possible to consumers, regardless of which country they live in. We focus all our efforts on fulfilling consumers? wishes and needs. Everybody who comes into contact with our brands and products should feel good about them. This is the only way that we are able to build up trust, and hence be successful.

Boehringer-ingelheim - Boehringer Ingelheim corporation is committed to become one of the most innovative research, development and distribution group of companies in the world, providing products that significantly enhance health and quality of life. The company in the UK is active in Prescription Medicines, Consumer Health Care, and Animal Health.

Cambridge Healthcare Supplies Limited - Cambridge Healthcare Supplies Limited is a family-owned Pharmaceutical business also incorporating Torbet Laboratories Limited. Cambridge Healthcare Supplies Limited was incorporated in 1997, Torbet Laboratories Limited was incorporated in 1908 Torbet and Cambridge Healthcare became sister companies in 2000. Both companies have a wealth of experience in developing manufacturing and supplying medicines within the UK and other EU countries. We specialise in marketing and supplying niche pharmaceutical, branded OTC and healthcare products.

Ceuta Healthcare - The Ceuta Healthcare Group is the leading international outsource partner within health and beauty. Ceuta offers services including building brands, sales, marketing and distribution for client partners ranging from start-ups to large multinationals. Ceuta offers its expertise to deliver great results, bespoke and innovative solutions adding value to our clients to become their invaluable business partner.

Cibavision - CIBA Vision - With worldwide headquarters in Atlanta, CIBA Vision is a global leader in research, development and manufacturing of optical and ophthalmic products and services. The company markets many brand leading products including Focus DAILIES, O2 OPTIX and FRESH LOOK contact lenses and Focus AQUA lens care solution. CIBA Vision products are available in more than 70 countries.

Colgate Palmolive - Colgate is a truly global company doing business in over 200 countries. You probably already know many of our brands because they are among the world's most familiar consumer names. They include Colgate toothpaste and toothbrushes, Palmolive soaps and shampoos, Softsoap liquid hand soap, Mennen deodorants, Ajax and Axion cleaners, and Hill's Pet Nutrition products. Colgate People, working around the world, share a commitment to our three core corporate values: Caring, Global Teamwork and Continuous Improvement. These values are reflected not only in the quality of our products and the reputation of our Company, but also in our dedication to serving the communities where we do business.

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Cosmetique - June Giugni, president of Cosmetíque, epitomizes the American success story. Entrepreneurial spirit gave her the vision to found Cosmetíque in 1974 and today the company serves over 1 million new customers each year. This remarkable growth is a tribute to June's personal style, her innate business sense, and to her elegantly simple vision of providing quality products, savings, convenience, and personalized service to all of Cosmetíque?s customers.

Coty Beauty Ltd - Coty Inc. is a modern company that has risen to become one of the world`s largest and most successful beauty companies with sales of $2.1 billion in 2005. From adidas to Davidoff, from Rimmel to Lancaster, from Celine Dion to Jennifer Lopez, Coty Inc. boasts a global brand portfolio of unrivaled breadth and scope, spanning the three core categories of fragrance, color cosmetics and skincare in the prestige and broad distribution sectors

Dendron - Part of the DDD Group of companies, Dendron markets and sells branded OTC pharmaceutical and toiletry products through all trade channels. It carries DDD home brands, but also markets and distributes third party brands.

Faith in Nature - The business was founded by Rivka Rose over thirty years ago, with a clear mission to produce skin and hair care products from naturally derived sources, that had no synthetic additives and which damaged neither the user nor the environment. This is as true today as it was then.

Faith in Nature produce several ranges of natural beauty and skin care products that are both chemical and animal cruelty free.

Galderma UK -

Galderma is an international pharmaceutical company specializing in the research, development and marketing of therapeutic, corrective and aesthetic solutions for dermatology patients and a leading player in the worldwide dermatology market. Its expertise spans a broad spectrum of skin, hair and nail diseases.

Created in 1981, Galderma is a joint venture between Nestlé and L'Oréal and employs more than 2,400 people. The company has wholly-owned affiliates in thirty-two countries and a worldwide network of exclusive sales agents. The parent company is based in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Galderma?s strategy for continued growth is to invest in its key brands and market them internationally (in more than sixty-five countries).


GSK - We have a challenging and inspiring mission: to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. This mission gives us the purpose to develop innovative medicines and products that help millions of people around the world.

Hawaiian Tropic - Hawaiian Tropic® holds a dominant position in U.S. and Canadian markets. We rank #1 on the Caribbean, Mexican and South American beaches. Hawaiian Tropic® is the only international suncare brand manufactured by a privately owned company which specializes in suncare. Hawaiian Tropic® utilizes over 125 product formulations and over 400 different types of ingredients. Hawaiian Tropic® neither conducts or contracts animal testing for its suncare products. Hawaiian Tropic® employs more than 2,000 people worldwide. The Ormond Beach headquarters facility for Hawaiian Tropic® covers more than 306,500 square feet.

Henkel - We look ahead. We anticipate and fulfill consumer wishes. Our focus is on brands and technologies. We search for innovative solutions and intelligent products and set standards in life style, wellness, mobility and communication.

Johnson & Johnson - Johnson & Johnson, through its operating companies, is the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets.

Kaobrands - As a company, we are in the business of transforming women?s lives through beauty. We do this by providing superior quality premium skin care and hair care products. We take pride in our company and stand behind our core principles.

Kenwells - Ideas in Action, KWL building superior high quality British brands in Health & Beauty. Our celebrity range of products are available in leading retailers in the UK and via dedicated distributors around the World.

Keyline-Brands - Keyline's activities are divided into three distinct areas. It is a brand owner, manufacturer and marketer in its own right, having purchased several brands and businesses over the course of the last decade, mainly from multi-nationals looking to divest non-core lines. It also has strategic business partnerships with overseas companies for which it acts as sole distributor or joint-venture partner in the UK.

Lanes Health - LanesHealth is an independent family owned business that manufactures, sells and markets leading OTC, cosmetic and functional confectionery branded products from its site in Gloucester in the UK. key company brands include Olbas, Jakeman's, and Kalms. LanesHealth also markets and distributes third party brands, and has an established Export and contract manufacturing business.

Lil-Lets Group - Market leaders in both the UK and the Republic of South Africa with the Lil-lets brand of feminine hygiene products. Lil-lets products meet women's needs with a broad portfolio across all feminine hygiene categories and Lil-lets tampons have been providing the ultimate in discretion, comfort and protection since 1954.

Loreal - L'Oréal, global leader in the cosmetics market, is present in over 130 countries worldwide and has an annual turnover of some 14.5 billion euros (2004). Present in the UK since 1932, L'Oréal UK is the Group's fourth largest subsidiary in Europe and fifth worldwide, achieving a turnover of 607 million in 2004. L'Oréal with over 2,500 employees in the UK and Ireland, is made up of four divisions:

Lornamead - Lornamead, a privately owned company, will be better known for its impressive collection of home and personal care brands ? from the iconic Harmony to the household favourite, Stergene. The company has a strategy of acquiring ?orphan brands? from other larger health and beauty companies which typically do not fit within their corporate ambitions. This has led to an array of over 20 loved brands many of which are marketed and sold through the European headquarters in Surrey.

McNeil - McNeil Limited is a leading provider of over-the-counter (OTC) treatments in Europe and one of the fastest growing in the industry. In the UK McNeil Limited is recognised as an innovator in switching medicines from prescription only (POM) to pharmacy (P) sale. The POM to P switch process is actively encouraged by the Government to increase and extend consumer choice and access to medicines.

Mead Johnson - Mead Johnson Nutritionals is a world leader in nutrition, dedicated to helping provide infants and children with the best start in life. With more than 70 products in over 60 countries, its products are trusted by parents and health care professionals around the world.

MSD - Today's MSD is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. MSD is a trade name of Merck & Co., Inc., with headquarters in Whitehouse Station, N.J., U.S.A. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, and consumer care and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to healthcare through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. For more information, visit www.msd.com or www.msd.com/nm/uk

Nelsons - Nelsons Homeopathic Pharmacy has been a favourite amongst Londoners since 1860. We offer you information, support, advice and products for all your homeopathic and other natural healthcare needs. Newly opened, Nelsons Homeopathic Pharmacy Clinic offers a beautiful and tranquil space in the heart of London, with consultations from a team of reputable therapists in a range of complementary therapies.

Novartis - We are Novartis - the UK affiliate of the Swiss based Novartis AG. Novartis is a world leader in the research and development of products to protect and improve health and well being. Novartis is organised into three business divisions - Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Health and Sandoz, our generics divison. With headquarters in Basle, Switzerland, Novartis employs over 81 000 people across 140 countries worldwide.

Omega pharma - Chefaro UK Ltd. is the rapidly expanding UK division of Omega Pharma, a Belgian based company with a turnover exceeding 1 billion Euros. In the UK Chefaro market such well known brands as TCP, Buttercup Cough Syrup, Wartner, Lyclear and Jungle Formula

Original Additions Ltd - Manufacturer & Supplier of mass & luxury beauty products to the UK and international markets. Core product categories are Eyelashes, False Nails & nail accessories, Licence brands to include: Girls Aloud Lashes, Dainty Doll by Nicola Roberts, Paris Hilton Beauty & Maxfactor Beauty Accessories. Trading for over 40 years holding the No1 market share in the UK for our beauty categories With our Eylure & Elegant Touch Brands. Our brands are now exported to over 45 countries globally.

Pacific World Corp - Pacific World Corp. 's Nailene artificial nail brand promises to deliver today's hottest nail trends. Nailene products are designed for simple application, perfect fit and lasting wear for beautiful nails.

Periproducts - Fresh Breath, moistening for Dry Mouth and unsurpassed oral hygiene, Periproducts specialise in innovative oral healthcare products with proven effectiveness in achieving a healthy mouth and the freshest possible breath.

Personna - Personna International is part of the American Safety Razor Company (ASR), founded in 1875 and has grown to become the worlds leading supplier of store and value brand Razors & Blades. All Personna blades are manufactured to the highest quality standards at our own state of the art facilities. Personna manufacture a wide range of products covering Single Blade Disposables and Double Edge right up to the latest tecnological 5 Blade Shaving System.

Pfizer - Pfizer will strive to achieve and sustain its leading place as the world?s premier research-based pharmaceutical company. The company?s continuing success benefits patients, customers, shareholders, business partners, families and the communities in which they operate all around the world. Pfizer?s mission is to become the world?s most valued company to all of these people.

PG - Two billion times a day, P&G brands touch the lives of people around the world. Our corporate tradition is rooted in the principles of personal integrity, respect for the individual, and doing what's right for the long-term.

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PZ Cussons - PZ Cussons currently manufactures and distributes over 30 brands across its global network of companies in Europe, Africa and Asia. Our international policy has focused our efforts on specific geographical markets which demonstrate the potential for growth.

QVS - QVS are the Accessory Experts. We specialise in the global supply of Beauty and Personal Care Accessories with particular focus on Beauty and Cosmetic Accessories, Hair Accessories and Bath Accessories. We are a one stop shop with over 2,000 products in our portfolio, badged using a strong stable of multi-positioned brands across the Good, Better and Best categories. In addition to our brands, we also supply private label and exclusive ranges. Worldwide market intelligence means QVS is first to market with NPD and Innovation. We are a young company with phenomenal growth and the QVS brand now has an established global presence in over 50 Countries.

Ratiopharm - Consistent communication and a credible image have been very influential in building the ratiopharm brand into one of the best known and most successful in the European pharmaceutical market. The brand characteristics are timely: ratiopharm means affordable healthcare.
Credibility and conviction are the basis of ratiopharm's communication. Whether through advertising, exhibitions or sponsorship, the consumer will only be convinced if the qualities of the company and products are conveyed in a credible manner. By cautiously guarding its credibility, ratiopharm has grown from being a successful German pharmaceutical company to an internationally respected health brand.
With about 750 medicines, available exclusively from pharmacies, ratiopharm has one of the widest product ranges in the business. We sell 472 million pack units every year, meeting the needs of virtually all areas of medicine, from allergies to circulation problems and from gastroenteritis to toothaches

Reckitt Benckiser - Reckitt Benckiser is about passionately delivering better solutions in household cleaning and health & personal care to customers and consumers, wherever they may be, for the ultimate purpose of creating shareholder value. This vision defines both our purpose and our values as a Company.

Robinson Young - Specialist non-food distributor Robinson Young has been representing well-known brands for over 40 years, and through our 20 strong experienced sales team, we have successfully grown brands across many categories in multiple retail, wholesale, Cash & Carry, convenience and independent pharmacy sectors. As an extension to manufacturers own structures, Robinson Young provides a comprehensive sales, warehousing and distribution service, working closely with our principals on delivering targeted brand growth in assigned sectors. RY provide a valuable outsourced solution, using strong relationships in all major outlets to deliver focussed and cost effective growth.

Roche - Roche is a leading healthcare company with a uniquely broad spectrum of innovative solutions. For more than 100 years, we have been active in the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of novel healthcare solutions. Our products and services address prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases, thus enhancing well-being and quality of life.

Sanofi Aventis - In the United Kingdom, sanofi-aventis, an affiliate of the global pharmaceutical company sanofi-aventis, is a dynamic, rapidly growing organisation that is working to meet the needs of healthcare professionals and their patients.

Sarah Lee - Sara Lee Corporation is a global manufacturer and marketer of high-quality, brand-name products for consumers throughout the world. The Corporation has operations in 58 countries and markets branded products in nearly 200 nations. Sara Lee Corporation employs 137,000 people worldwide.

Schwarzkopf & Henkel - Schwarzkopf & Henkel is one of the largest companies of its kind in the world, and its brand-name product business is constantly expanding. In 1999 our cosmetic products achieved sales of 1,814 million Euros in 140 countries around the world. We hold leading market positions in all of the international market segments where our strategic business units are active. Schwarzkopf & Henkel is a highly regarded brand name throughout a range of fields including: hair colorants, hair styling and care, toiletries, skin care, oral hygiene and fragrances. The Schwarzkopf Professional hairdressing unit is among the world?s four leading suppliers of salon products.

Sea Band - The Sea-Band Company was originally formed in the late eighties to manufacture and introduce to the market an acupressure wristband to help alleviate nausea and vomiting.

Seven Seas - Side by side with parent company, Merck, Seven Seas is working to build a better company and a better future. The future prosperity of the company's business and its employees - a business that recognises and rewards colleagues who take the initiative to deliver results.

SMA - At SMA Nutrition we have been looking after infant and toddler nutrition for over 80 years and have a wealth of experience on hand to help you. This section tells you more about who we are & what we do!

SSL - SSL is a focused consumer healthcare company selling into over 130 countries worldwide. The business is managed on a geographical basis with central co-ordination of the international brands, Durex and Scholl.

Stiefel - In the UK Stiefel has been established for almost 40 years. during which time very strong associations have been established with Dermatologists, General Practitioners, Pharmacists, and patient organisations with an interest in skin diseases.

T & S Accessories - T & S Accessories Limited was established in 1997, however its roots can be traced back over 80 years to when it manufactured all kinds of hair and cosmetic brushes and was known as the Baker Brush Company. Primarily, the company has been responsible for supplying major retailers? and chemists? with a variety of cosmetic brushes, hair brushes, manicure and accessories.

The Mentholatum Company - The Mentholatum Company specialises in the manufacture of high quality healthcare products. With a reputation spanning over 100 years, we are an acknowledged leader in the sale of Topical Pain Relief products with Deep Heat sold in over 140 countries. As well as Topical Pain Relief we are leaders in Eye Care, Lip Care and Personal Care categories.

Thornton & Ross - Founded in 1922, Thornton & Ross Ltd is the largest independent pharmaceutical manufacturer in the UK and is expanding rapidly. From a base in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, Thornton & Ross develop, manufacture and supply a growing portfolio of healthcare products.

Unilever - Our brands are trusted everywhere and, by listening to the people who buy them, we've grown into one of the world's most successful consumer goods companies. In fact, 150 million times a day, someone somewhere chooses a Unilever product.

Unipath - A comprehensive consumer range of women's health diagnostic products. We are proud to be one of the world leaders in women?s health consumer diagnostics, and our expertise includes research, design, production, marketing and sales.

Wilkinson Sword - Wilkinson Sword?s origins date back over 200 years. The company?s founder, Henry Nock, set up the business in 1772. An acclaimed gun maker, Nock already had premises in the City of London on Ludgate Street and workshops nearby. In 1804, Wilkinson Sword received the First Royal appointment to HM King George III, as Royal Gun Maker. James Wilkinson was one of Nock?s apprentices, and on marrying his daughter, subsequently became his partner.

Wyeth - Our mission is to bring to the world pharmaceutical and healthcare products that improve lives and deliver outstanding value to our customers and shareholders. Our company is renowned for providing a constant supply of research-based innovation backed by support programmes to provide unique preventative and therapy solutions.