PARIS, 30th September 2019 — The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of better lives through better business.

Beiersdorf AG is a leading provider of innovative, high-quality skin care products and has over 135 years of experience in this market segment. The Hamburg-based company has about 20,000 employees worldwide and is listed on the DAX, the German benchmark equities index. Beiersdorf generated sales of over €7.2 billion in financial year 2018. Its product portfolio comprises strong, international leading skin and body care brands including NIVEA – the world’s largest skin care brand* –, Eucerin, Hansaplast, and La Prairie. Millions of people around the world choose the Beiersdorf brands every day for their innovative, high-quality products. Further renowned brands such as Labello, Aquaphor, Florena, 8×4, Hidrofugal, atrix, SLEK, and Maestro round off the extensive portfolio. Beiersdorf’s wholly-owned affiliate tesa SE, another globally leading manufacturer in its field, supplies self-adhesive products and system solutions to industry, craft businesses, and consumers.

“As the inventor of modern skin care, for us “Care” is far more than just a part of our core business. It expresses our responsibility towards consumer, people and the society. To address pressing challenges within the consumer goods industry even more holistically, we see The Consumer Goods Forum as a unique opportunity to take further action and drive positive change collaboratively with other businesses and key stakeholders on a global scale”. – Stefan De Loecker, CEO, Beiersdorf AG.

Selerant Corporation is a leading global provider of formula-based product lifecycle management (PLM) software and consulting services within three core process manufacturing segments: Food & Beverages, Personal Care & Cosmetics and Specialty Chemicals. From idea to label, Selerant solutions ensure compliance, facilitate innovation, streamline supplier collaboration and inform sustainability decisions.

“We’re delighted to join the CGF and support its ambition to secure the future by working together to drive positive change. At Selerant, we are dedicated to simplifying complexity through technology and best practices. We’re committed to improving product lifecycle management, new product development, compliance and eco-design in the consumer goods space. We’re excited and look forward to contributing our knowledge and expertise to the CGF”. – Jacopo Colombo, President & CTO, Selerant.

As the only association in the consumer goods industry that is truly global, while embracing both retailers and manufacturers, and service providers, our members understand the value of our uniqueness. Many of the opportunities and issues that we face as an industry can’t be addressed by individual companies alone, or just by collaborating regionally. The CGF offers you a seat at the table, and our members know that our global, cross-value chain perspective is critical to helping drive positive change globally and in securing long-term, sustainable business growth.


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For further information, please contact:


Oriana Rainuzzo
Manager, Membership & Engagement EMEA

Lee Green
Director, Communications