Transferred all the stocks of Guinot Japan Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary, to Wamiles Cosmetics Inc.
Commenced full-scale renewal of Lucido as an aging care brand
Commenced 10th 3-year Middle-Range Planning
Launched the Gatsby global website and Facebook page on the Internet
Launched Bifesta, a cosmetics brand for women
Established Mandom Corporation (India) Pvt. Ltd. (consolidated subsidiary) in India
Introduced "Overseas Trainee System" as part of global HR training program
Launched GATSBY HAIR JAM, a new formulation proposal successor to wax
Launched "LUCIDO Deodorant Series" to combat middle-age sebum odor
Launched "LUCIDO Professional", a new approach to engage hairdressing channels
Extended Fukusaki Factory's production building
Commenced 11th 3-year Middle-Range Planning
Implemented renewal of "Bifesta Cleansing Series"
Established Mandom Vietnam Company Limited (consolidated subsidiary) in Vietnam
Relocated head office and factory of PT Mandom Indonesia Tbk from Jakarta to Bekasi
Mandom Group participated in the United Nations Global Compact
Established "Corporate Governance Guidelines"
At the Laboratory of Advanced Cosmetic Science, discovered human sweat gland stem cells and succeeded in regenerating a sweat gland-like structure in vitro
Established Mandom Will corp., (non-consolidated subsidiary) in Japan
Acquired all stocks of ACG INTERNATIONAL SDN. BHD. (Head Office: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), making ACGI a wholly owned subsidiary Mandom Will corp. obtained authorized status as Special Subsidiary Company