Kao Corporation

Kao Corporation

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Company Name
Kao Corporation
Location
1-14-10, Nihonbashi Kayabacho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-8210
Established
June 1887
Capital
85.4 billion yen (as of December 31, 2014)
Business Activities
<Beauty Care> cosmetic products, skin care products, and hair care products <Human Health Care> food and beverage products, sanitary products, and personal health products <Fabric and Home Care> fabric care products, and home care products
Total Sales
1.4017 trillion yen (year ending December 2014)

Note: Company names, departmental affiliations and position titles are current as of the interview date.

Based on its corporate message of “Enriching lives, in harmony with nature,” Kao Corporation continues to provide high value-added products and services for both consumers and business customers. Previously, each company base-located in Japan, Europe and the U.S., and Asia-managed its item masters separately; in order to strengthen its global business, Kao has now established a cloud-based, centralized system of master management.

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“ The establishment of a globally centralized item master through SAP MDG enables us to minimize implementation timeframes for new systems globally, and provides benefits such as reductions in cost and operational workloads.”

Director,Supply Chain Management Enterprise Business Excellence Enterprise Information Solutions, Global, Kao Corporation
Mr.Kenichi Kaneda

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