Wella is a German company, and one of the world’s leading cosmetics suppliers. Founded in 1880 by Franz Stroher, with its headquarters inDarmstadt, Germany, the company is represented in over 150 countries. It directly owns three business divisions - Professional, Consumer, Cosmetics and Fragrances. All of them are exclusively dedicated to the cosmetics area.
Procter & Gamble acquires a controlling interest in Wella AG, a leading hair care company, giving P&G a major presence in the fast growing professional hair care segment.