Future Proof: How do you name a corporate brand?

Gabriella Ekelund, VP Corporate Brand Communications at hygiene company Essity, talks all things corporate branding.
15 April 2019
Products on shelves
Julie Kollman

Chief Research Officer

What’s in a name? When you are a global company, known throughout the world for health and hygiene products including TENA, Tork, Bodyform, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa, it’s actually pretty crucial. Gabriella Ekelund talks to us about how Essity went about choosing a new name, the approach to stakeholder management, the rebranding process, and the reception it received. She also discusses what Essity means… both literally, and as a corporate brand with a bigger purpose.

Hosted by Andrew Stephen, L'Oreal Professor of Marketing at Saïd Business School (Oxford University) and Julie Kollman, Chief Research Officer at Kantar.

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