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Unilever claims major victory at SLIM Nielsen People’s Awards 2017


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Unilever Sri Lanka, a company with an 80 year proud history in the country, once again dominated at the recently concluded SLIM Nielsen People’s Awards 2018. Walking away with major victories across several categories the FMCG giant reaffirmed its position as the custodian of some of Sri Lanka’s most beloved brands.

SLIM Nielsen Peoples Awards group photo

The company’s iconic Sunlight stole the show with several wins for FMCG Brand of the Year, Household Care Brand of the Year, and Youth Brand of the Year. Other Unilever winners of the night were Signal for Personal Care Brand of the Year and Laojee, which received a joint award, for Hot Beverage Brand of the Year.

Commenting on this momentous victory, Carl Cruz, Chairman - Unilever Sri Lanka, said, “Being recognized at the SLIM Nielsen People’s Awards is a testament to the hard work and effort our teams put into placing the consumer at the heart of everything we do. We are proud to have secured a place in the hearts and minds of Sri Lankans across the island.”

“We are also grateful to have our philosophy of Doing Well by Doing Good validated yet again. It is this philosophy that has guided us all these years and it is one that will continue to guide us in the years to come.”

People’s Awards is an annual, flagship event organized by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) in partnership with Nielsen Sri Lanka. It holds the distinction of being the only award show in the country to be based on a nationwide independent survey. The awards recognize brands and personalities that have made an impact in the lives of people in Sri Lanka.

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