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Essity moves marketing functions to Greater Manchester


Global hygiene and health company, Essity, has moved its UK consumer goods office to Didsbury.

The Swedish company, which has brands including Cushelle, Velvet, Plenty, Bodyform and TENA, will have around 90 staff at the new base.

This will include roles across marketing, sales, customer marketing, customer services, demand planning, finance, logistics, communications and HR.

“We’ve been looking for a great space that facilitates easier collaboration between our teams, supports our sustainability goals, and embraces the more modern ways of working that we’ve introduced in recent years,” explained Regional Vice President UK & EMEA, Lee Doherty.

“We’re really pleased to have found all of that and more at Didsbury Towers and we look forward to welcoming our customers, agency partners and most importantly, our employees and colleagues to our new home.”

The company has previously operated from Manchester Airport and Salford Quays. It also has one of its 6 manufacturing sites at Trafford Park.

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