Reckitt Benckiser Group plc

Headquarters: Slough, United Kingdom

Founded: 1814

Employees: 43,000

LSE: RKT -0.65%

Market Cap

£39.35 Billion

GBP as of Jan. 1, 2024

US$50.09 Billion

Market Cap History

Company Description

Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC, also known as RB, is a multinational consumer goods company, producing health, hygiene and home products. Tracing its origins back to the 19th century, RB has grown to a global company with famous brand names including Dettol, Strepsils, Veet, Airborne, Gaviscon, Mead Johnson, Air Wick, Calgon, Clearasil, Cillit Bang, Durex, Lysol, Mycil and Vanish.

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Detailed Description

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc manufactures, markets, and sells health, hygiene, and home products. The company offers acne treatment creams, facial washes, and cleansing pads; disinfection, hygiene, and first aid products; condoms, sex toys, and lubricants; heartburn and indigestion solutions; and cough and chest congestion, multi-symptom, and sinus remedies for adults and children under the Clearasil, Dettol, Durex, Gaviscon, and Mucinex brands. It also provides analgesics; footcare and footwear products; sore throat medications; and women's beauty products under the Nurofen, Scholl, Strepsils, and Veet brand. In addition, the company offers fragrances and devices; water softeners; home cleaning products; dish washes; toilet bowl cleaners; disinfectants; sprays, baits, and plug-ins for pest control; stain removals; and fabric washing products under the Air Wick, Calgon, Cillit Bang, Finish, Harpic, Lysol, Mortein, Vanish, and Woolite brands, as well as infant and child nutrition products under the Enfamil and Nutramigen brands. It operates in the United States, Canada, Europe, Russia/CIS, Turkey, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, and internationally. The company was founded in 1823 and is headquartered in Slough, the United Kingdom.

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Stocks & Indices

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc has the following listings and related stock indices.

Stock: LSE: RKT wb_incandescent

Stock: BMV: RBN wb_incandescent

Stock: FSX: 3RB wb_incandescent

Stock: FSX: 3RBB wb_incandescent

Stock: XETR: 3RB wb_incandescent

Product & Services

cleaning agentsskin carepersonal carenutritionconsumer healthcare

Key People

Founder(s): Isaac Reckitt (Reckitt & Sons branch) Jeremiah Colman (J& J Colman branch) Johann Benckiser (Benckiser N. V. branch) Edward Mead Johnson (Mead Johnson branch)

Christopher A. Sinclair (chair­person)  Laxman Narasimhan (CEO)


Revenue: £13.234 billion (2021)

Operating income: £(804) billion (2021)

Net income: £(21) billion (2021)



Turner House

103-105 Bath Road

Slough, SL1 3UH

United Kingdom

Phone: 44 17 5321 7800