Company History

LG Household & Health Care
2001 ~ 2014

  • 2014

    .08
    Won the Grand Prize of the Korea Management Association
    Consultants (KMAC)’s 2014 Korea Great Work Place
    .02
    Acquired R&Y Corporation
  • 2013

    12.
    Opening of "Whoo" department store counter in "Lane Crawford",
    Hongkong
    10.
    Acquired Yungjin Pharm’s Beverage Division
    09.
    Established a local subsidiary of 'THEFACESHOP' in Guangzhou, China
    Named to Asia’s Fab 50 Companies List by Forbes for third consecutive year
    07.
    Released dermatological cosmetics brand 'DermaLift'
    Acquired Canadian body and household goods company Fruits & Passion body and household goods company Fruits & Passion
    05.
    Released men’s premium cosmetics brand 'KACHET'
    04.
    Launched beauty devices brand 'Tuneage'
    Established a joint venture with China’s Xibao
    Released wine-based luxury cosmetics brand 'DAVI'
    Acquired the Singaporean sales subsidiary of 'THEFACESHOP'
    03.
    Acquired the Singaporean sales subsidiary of 'THEFACESHOP'
    Named “Korea’s Best Managed Company in 2013” by Euromoney
    01.
    Acquired Japanese cosmetics company “Everlife”
  • 2012

    .12
    'Frostine’s' and 'Sunkist Family' chosen for the Good Design Selection
    .11
    Established a joint venture in Saudi Arabia
    .10
    Released premium makeup brand 'VDL'
    .09
    Included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index for third consecutive year
    .07
    Established a new integrated business unit focused on makeup products, “The Color Lab”
    Founded Coty Korea, a joint venture between LG Household & Health Care and Coty Inc.
    .06
    Founded Clean Soul, a joint venture with Method
    Launched liquid baby formula brand 'Babience'
    .02
    Acquired Japanese cosmetics brand Ginza Stephanie Ginza Stephanie
    .01
    Acquired cosmetics brand Violet Dream (formerly 'VOV')
  • 2011

    12.
    LG Household & Health Care CEO Suk Cha named “Korea’s Best Executive in 2011” by Asiamoney magazine
    10.
    'MULE', created in collaboration with the makeup artist Jung Saem-mool
    09.
    Newly listed on DJSI World (Dow Jones Sustainability World Index)
    Ranked in Forbes Asia’s ‘Fab 50’
    08.
    Accumulated sales of the 30 year-old toothpaste brand 'Perioe' surpassed 1.3 billion units
    05.
    Initiated sales of ‘O Hui T-shirt’ as part of the O Hui Beautiful Face Campaign
    04.
    Launched 'Perioe 46cm'
    03.
    Herbal cosmetics brand 'Belif' entered the U.K. market
    01.
    Acquisition of Haitai Beverage Co., Ltd. completed
  • 2010

    .12
    CEO Suk Cha, designated as the ‘2010 Best Korean CEO’ by Asiamoney for the second consecutive year
    The Face Shop’s Neo Classic Homme skincare line awarded ‘Good Design Award’
    .10
    Signed a contract to acquire Haitai Beverage Co. Ltd.
    .09
    Launched an upscale brand shop, 'Beaute'
    Signed a contract to acquire Haitai Beverage Co. Ltd.
    Moved into the LG Building in Gwanghwamun
    Newly listed on DJSI Asia-Pacific
    .08
    Launched natural herbal cosmetics brand 'Belif'
    Launched 'Saffron 10X', ultra-convenient and lightweight smart fabric softener
    .07
    'The History of Whoo Bichup Ja Saeng Essence' won the Best Product in Customers’ Value of the KMAC
    .03
    Merged with Hankook Beverage Co., Ltd.
    .01
    Launched biotechnological cosmetics, 'OHUI' The First and 'Isa Knox Te’rvina'
  • 2009

    12.
    CEO Suk Cha, designated as the ‘2009 Best Korean CEO’ by Asia Money
    11.
    Started ‘LG H&H Music Academy,’ social program for teenagers
    Merged with 'The Face Shop' The Face Shop
    10.
    Listed on DJSI Korea and designated as the best company
    Won the Grand Prize of the Korea Management Association Consultants (KMAC)’s Respected Companies
    Merged with Diamond Water Co., Ltd Diamond Water
    07.
    Surfactant AG plant completed in Onsan
    06.
    Strategic alignment with CHA BIO& for the development of cosmetic
    04.
    Strategic alignment with Danone for Yogurts
  • 2008

    .12
    Taiwan subsidiary established in Taiwan (LG Household & Health Care (Taiwan), Ltd)
    .09
    Cosmetic for teenage, 'nanasb' launched
    .07
    Zeolite-free's techinque Wins IR52 Jang Young-sil Award
    .03
    'Bamboo Salt' toothpaste certified as a renowned brand in China
    .02
    CEO Suk Cha honored with the BPW Gold Award
    .01
    Conversion to the name “Coca-Cola Beverage Company” completed Coca-Cola Beverage Company
  • 2007

    11.
    Environmentally friendly household product 'Borrowing Earth' launched
    'Bamboo Salt' toothpaste, 'Elastine' and 'Tech' awarded the 2007 Grand Prize by Korean Consumers
    Earned the 2007 Mecenat Grand Prize Arts & Business Award
    Fermented cosmetic 'su:m 37' launched
    10.
    Earned the 2007 Consumer Grand Prize of the Korean Society of Consumer Studies
    Acquisition of Coca-Cola Bottling Korea Company completed Coca-Cola Bottling Korea Company
    09.
    By Terry launched
    08.
    New French-style make-up line O&L (Ombres & Lumieres) launched
    07.
    Opens the industry’s first Oriental medicine research institute
    Korea’s first functional health food for skin care developed, L-SKINCARE approved
    Launched the Smile Together Campaign to support dental treatment for children
    04.
    Won the Grand Prize in the large corporate category in the 10th Logistics Award
    03.
    Whoo Hwanyugo won the LG R&D Award
    02.
    Whoo began to promote haegeum, a traditional Korean musical instrument
    Launched 'SooRyeHan Hyo', a fermented Oriental medicine-based cosmetic
    01.
    OHUI launched “Beautiful Face” campaign to sponsor children born with facial disfigurement
    Launched 'OHUI The First'
  • 2006

    .11
    'Whoo' won the Grand Prize in the Korea Brand Award
    .10
    Cosmetics Division Launches 'LAHA'
    .09
    The Second Beautiful Saturday with LG H&H
    'ISA KNOX' White X-II Plus Wins IR52 Jang Young-sil Award
    First R&D Seminar Held Aug. Goods Donated to UNICEF for an Event to Aid Children, Also Sponsored by Andre Kim
    .08
    Household Product Sector Launches Premium Stain Remover OPA
    .07
    25th Anniversary of the launch of 'Perioe' Toothpaste
    2nd Marketing seminar (Shanghai)
    Premium Green Tea 'Tea at Origin LU:' launched
    Happy Smile Fund supports health check-ups for single mothers
    .05
    'Tech Drum' receives IR52 Jangyoungsil Award
    Oral Care Declaration Ceremony (Perioe campaign)
    .04
    'LacVert' Pact wins silver medal at International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva
    Launch of 'OHUI for Men' and 'ISA KNOX Whitening C Ion Program'
    .03
    Opening of 'Whoo Spa Palace'
    건강기능식품 '청윤진' 출시
    .02
    Opening of 'Scent Berry Perfume House'
    Launching of 'Brestle', a Fabric Deodorant Safe for Skin
    .01
    Launching of 'WHOO Hwanyugo'
  • 2005

    11.
    Launching of Joint Venture in Korea with Unicharm Corporation of Japan
    10.
    Launching of 'Toddien' and 'Isa Knox Wrinkle Decline Double Effect'
    09.
    Launching of 'O HUI Original Energy 100'
    Launching of 'Bamboo Salt Whitening Toothpaste' in China
    Opening the first O HUI department store counter in China
    08.
    Launching of 'Perioe Sensitive Toothpaste' and 'Vonin The Style Photogenic'
    07.
    Marketing partnership between O HUI and Korea Ladies Professional Golf Association
    The 1st 'Undergrad Marketing Seminar'
    06.
    Launching of 'O HUI From Marine'
    Launching of 'ReEn Shampoo' and 'Lucky Star Toothpaste'
    'Low Temperature Organic Bleaching Agent Tecnology' Achieves New Technology KT Mark of 2nd Quarter
    Grand Opening of 'Beautiplex B Cafe'
    05.
    Isa Knox Easy Touch Lipstick' receives WPO's 'World Star Design Award'
    Ulsan Factory receives 'Worker's Day Industrial Award'
    The 3rd Whoo Golf Tournament
    04.
    Happy Smile Fund' Contract Composed with Beautiful Fund Organization
    'O HUI Stone Story' receives IR52 Jangyungsil Award
    01.
    President & CEO Suk Cha appointed
  • 2004

    .12
    'Isa Knox', Winner of 2004 World Star Design
    .11
    Elastine Super Model Contest held
    Premium Care Shampoo 'Curair' launched
    10.
    'Green Package Winner 2004' Artman, 'LacVert'
    .09
    'The History of Whoo' acquires KT Mark Sept. Cosmetics Brand Shop 'beautiplex' open
    .08
    'Isa Knox MX-II' launched
    Perioe Color Camp Established
    .07
    2004 Primary Good Design Products: 'Ohui', 'Whoo', 'Hercyna' etc
    .06
    Isa Knox 'Three Change Foundation' acquires KT Mark
    .05
    Cosmetics Division 20th Anniversery 'Shop Visit Campaign'
    CAP Innovation Course established
    The 2nd History of Whoo Golf Tournement
    .04
    Toothpaste 'Perioe' 50th Anniversary 'Children Dental Health Campaign'
    .03
    'Hercyna Tete-a-Tete' launched
    .02
    'The History of Whoo' makeup line Gongjinhyang:Mi launched
  • 2003

    .12
    Claren receives the IR 52 Jang, Young Sil Prize
    Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy Design Management Prize
    .10
    Ohui Skin Care Brand 'Active Bean Plus' launched
    .09
    Men's Care 'Isa Knox Homme' launched
    Nano Carbon Ball acquires KT Mark
    Nano Carbon Ball acquires KT Mark
    .08
    Korean herbal cosmetics 'Sooryehan' launched
    .07
    'The History of Whoo' receives the Prime Minister Grand Design Prize
    .06
    LacVert 'Two-Way Cake' acquires KT Mark
    .03
    Isa Knox 'Line Lift Serum' acquires KT Mark
    .02
    Korea's first dry patch type dental whitening 'Claren' launched
    .01
    Korean herbal cosmetics 'The History of Whoo' launched Korean herbal cosmetics 'The History of Whoo' launched
    Laundry Bleach 'Lemoning' launched
  • 2002

    .12
    Dry patch type dental whitening agent developed
    .09
    'Say' Soap acquires KT Mark
    .06
    Elastine receives Korea's Marketing Award for New Product Division
  • 2001

    .09
    Whitening agent acquires KT Mark
    .04
    LG Household & Health Care spin off from LG Chemical, Ltd.
    .03
    Awarded the Korean Marketing Grand Prize
    .02
    ISA KNOX 'Wrinkle Decline' chosen as the first domestic functional cosmetics for effective wrinklet