A LIFE IN BUSINESS
Fine Hygienic Holding: The Business of Wellness

Published September 15, 2020

“Fine has always held the fundamental belief that ‘If you don’t have your health, you don’t have anything,’ which is why we are committed to providing our consumers all over the world with proactive and innovative hygienic solutions that can make a real difference in their lives.” James Michael Lafferty, Fine Hygienic Holding CEO….Read Article  

Fine Way of Reducing the Dangers of Coronavirus Infection

Published August 06, 2020

The dependence on Fine Hygienic Holdings’ (FHH) products in homes and leading facilities existed long before Covid-19 struck the world. As the pandemic drags on, people are growing increasingly cautious about staying safe from fearful diseases. At times like this, consumers and businesses have gravitated towards familiar products such as sterilised tissues, paper towels, hand towels, toilet paper and business solutions….Read Article  

Interview with James Michael Lafferty, CEO of Fine Hygienic Holding

Published July 09, 2020

UAE-based Fine Hygienic Holding‘s products have been in our homes long before the pandemic, from facial tissues to paper towels, as well as baby and adult care goods. As a result of the pandemic and the subsequent mandatory safety measures, we can now easily recognize the Fine logo on a very important product – the Fine Guard face mask…Read Article  

Fine Hygienic Holding Implements New Policy to Promote Employees Health and Wellness

Published JulY 01, 2020

Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the leading Wellness Groups and manufacturer of hygienic paper products, has implemented a progressive new policy and benefit to promote employee health and wellness…Read Article  

MENA’s Fine Hygienic Holding Receives Promising Results for its Livinguard Masks

Published June 04, 2020

The Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region’s leading manufacturer of hygienic products has released promising results that its medical masks can protect against pathogens, including the coronavirus causing COVID-19. Now, its Swiss technology partner is hoping to expand on its distribution, with a focus to launch in the US. ..Read Article > 

Fine Hygienic Holding Establishes $1mln Covid-19 Relief Fund to Aid MENA Communities

Published April 06, 2020

Dubai — Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the world’s leading wellness groups and manufacturers of hygienic paper products, has set up a US$1 million relief fund to provide aid to MENA region communities it serves. The multi-faceted fund has been set up to benefit those most in need in the region during the current COVID-19 crisis. ..Read Article > 

Ajman Based Fine Hygienic Producing 8,000 N95-Masks Daily for UAE

Published March 26, 2020

Fine Hygienic Holding has ramped up production of Fine Guard N95-grade face masks from its new production facility in Ajman, solely to serve demand in the UAE. In response to widespread global preventative measures designed to combat the spread of COVID-19, Fine Hygienic Holding’s Ajman factory is producing 8,000 Fine Guard N95-grade face masks units every day, dedicating its total production output to a single country..Read Article > 

UAE Mask Manufacturer Ready to Ramp Up Production 900% to Meet Demand

Published March 11, 2020

A UAE-based company is set to quickly ramp up its production of face masks in order to meet soaring global demand. Despite being asked by the White House to supply the US with masks, James Michael Lafferty, CEO of Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), told Arabian Business his priority right now is ensuring there are enough reusable masks for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region…Read Article > 

Jordan’s Fine Eyes London IPO in 2021 as it Looks to Expand

Published March 03, 2020

Jordan’s Fine Hygienic Holding is considering an initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange as early as next year as the company looks to expand in new markets and invest about $100 million (Dh367m) to set up its sixth paper mill in the Mena region, its chief executive said…Read Article > 

P&G Alum’s Firm Launches Coronavirus Face Mask

Published February 25, 2020

Cincinnati native James Michael Lafferty, a former Procter & Gamble Co. executive who is now CEO of Fine Hygienic Holding, said his company has just begun selling a reusable face mask designed to guard against the deadly new strain of coronavirus…Read Article > 

Fine Hygienic Holding Launches Fine Guard

Published February 23, 2020

Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the world’s leading Wellness and Hygiene Groups, has released their latest innovation, Fine Guard, a face mask enhanced with advanced filtration and sterilization technology, in light of the widespread Coronavirus, which has reportedly been detected in at least 23 countries…Read Article > 

As the only Manufacturer of Sterilized Tissue Fine Hygienic Holding Awarded “Sterilized Brand of the Decade 2020”

Published February 06, 2020

Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the world’s leading Wellness Groups and manufacturer of hygienic paper products, has been awarded the prestigious and highly coveted “Sterilized Brand of the Decade Award” in 2020, by the Family Hygiene Institute (FHI). FHI operates under the auspices of the Medical Wellness Association (MWA), which is a globally recognized collection of the finest doctors and wellness professionals with the express purpose to promote proven global hygiene practices, especially for families….Read Article > 

A Fine Insight

Published January 19, 2020

Fine Hygienic Holding’s goals for Jordan are similar to their own: growth, prosperity and success on an international level. FINE HYGIENIC HOLDING’s products have long been a staple in every Jordanian home. With a deeply rooted commitment to enhance the wellbeing of its consumers, Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH) is expanding beyond products on an international scale…Read Article > 

Fine Hygienic Holding Plans to Invest $35m in Egypt

Published December 18, 2019

Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the world’s leading Wellness Groups and manufacturer of hygienic paper products and diapers, announced on Tuesday plans to invest more than $35m in the Egyptian market. The investments would be injected into new equipment, research and development, marketing strategies, in addition to investment in staff...Read Article > 

With This $10M Deal, Jordan’s Fine Hygienic Holding Is Entering The Wellness Sector

Published October 09, 2019

Amman-based Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), the producer of Fine tissues, is gradually moving into the wellness industry after it acquired Nai Arabia Food Co for $10 million. The deal comes as the trend for healthy products picks up in  MENA…Read Article > 

Fine Acquires 30% Stake in Nai Arabia in Wellness Shift

Published October 08, 2019

Jordan’s Fine Hygienic Holding, a paper products manufacturer, became the largest single shareholder in Dubai’s natural food and beverage company Nai Arabia in a deal valued at over $10 million (Dh36.7m). The signing between the two companies took place on Monday at FHH’s Dubai office in Jebel Ali, giving it a stake of more than 30 per cent…Read Article > 

Fine Hygienic Holding to Accelerate Growth with Oracle Cloud

Published July 17, 2019

Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), a Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) company operating in the Middle East and Africa, has selected Oracle Cloud Applications to enhance operational efficiency, drive innovation and deliver exceptional employee engagement….  Read Article > 

Why It Is Healthy to Be Diverse in Your Career Life

Published January 3, 2019

The world is far more competitive than ever. The streets are buzzing with activity from rampant stockbrokers and hard-headed businessmen…  Read Article >

FINE HOSTS VISUALLY-IMPAIRED MOUNTAINEERING HERO ERIK WEIHENMAYER

Published December 13, 2018

Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hygienic paper products, hosted Erik Weihenmayer, a visually-impaired mountaineering hero, at an event called ‘No Barriers’ in Dubai last night…  Read Article >

Whether that be a ‘fireman’s pole’ connecting different levels in the office or ‘skateboarding’ in the workplace, offices in Dubai are getting inspired by the ‘happy employee’ policy…  Read Article >

FINE HYGIENIC HOLDING REDESIGNS OFFICES TO CREATE A ‘HAPPY’ WORKPLACE

Published November 19, 2018

It’s no coincidence that some of the world’s most successful and innovative companies – think Google, Apple, or Facebook – are famous for their unorthodox work environments…  Read Article >

BAT SUPPORTS REVIEW OF PROPOSED 2-TIER TAX SYSTEM

Published December 13, 2016

CIGARETTE maker British American Tobacco said it supports the Department of Finance’s (DOF) call for the Congressional Oversight Committee to do a full review of Republic Act 10351 or the Sin Tax Law of 2012 before the law is amended…  Read Article >

BIG TOBACCO FIRM FIRM BACKS PROPOSED NATIONWIDE SMOKING BAN

Published October 10, 2016

British American Tobacco Philippines (BAT) on Monday said it supports the proposed nationwide smoking ban in public places. James Michael Lafferty, chief executive of BAT, said the company would have no issue with the implementation of a smoking ban…  Read Article >

LAFFERTY SHOWS BENEFITS OF SPORTS TO BUSINESSMEN

Published February 10, 2015

ENTREPRENEURS can find some valuable lessons in sports, according to British American Tobacco (BAT) General Manager James Michael Lafferty…  Read Article >

MULTINATIONAL BUYS MORE PHILIPPINE-GROWN TOBACCO

Published May 1, 2013

British American Tobacco (BAT) Philippines is taking vigorous steps toward its promised expanded operations in the Philippines, starting with the delivery of its commitment to procure more tobacco leaves from local farmers this year…  Read Article >

SIN TAX REFORM: MAKING THE GRADE

Published 10:27 AM, June 13, 2012

Through the congressional phase of the sin tax reform debate, it has been clear the proponents on both sides have zeroed in on various specificities to bolster their case. The role of Congress and now the Senate is to sort through the rhetoric and weigh the sides in light of what is in the best interests of the nation…  Read Article >

BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO READY TO TAKE ON PMFTC

Published March 12, 2012

British American Tobacco (BAT) is still optimistic on pursuing investments in the Philippines despite the difficulties it is encountering in getting a level playing in the local tobacco industry…  Read Article >

P&G TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF 2010 RECOVERY

Published January 19, 2010

Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) wants to boost sales this year through aggressive marketing to reach more consumers, and by offering new products, officials said at the weekend…  Read Article >

NOT ANOTHER CAREER TALK

Published September 1, 2008

I was expecting a normal career talk earlier in the Industry Orientation Seminar, only to be surprised by the presence of Proctor and Gamble’s president, in casual clothing…  Read Article >

PROCTER & GAMBLE SAYS RP ONE OF TOP MARKET PRIORITIES

Published May 8, 2008

Top consumer goods maker Procter & Gamble (P&G) Philippines is targeting double-digit sales growth this year on the back of strong demand for its beauty, laundry and other personal care products…  Read Article >

PROCTER & GAMBLE SAYS OPENS DISTRIBUTION CENTER FOR LOCAL, EXPORT SALES

Published May 8, 2008

PROCTER and Gamble (P&G) Philippines Inc. has opened a new distribution center in Cabuyao, Laguna, in a move to build up its domestic and export capacity, the company announced Wednesday…  Read Article >

US MULTINATIONAL FIRM OPENS NEW FACILITY IN CABUYAO

Published May 7, 2008

The Philippine unit of a US multinational company opened a new facility in Cabuyao, Laguna, allowing the firm to meet increasing demand for its leading brands globally…  Read Article >

P&G EMPLOYEES GET MOTIVATION FROM TWO WORLD-CLASS SPORTS ICONS

Published June 2007

Greatest-of-all-time sports icons — five-time Olympic gold medalist Nadia Comaneci and six-time World Bowling Champion Paeng Nepomuceno — will be together in a rare occasion to give a motivational talk to employees of Procter & Gamble Philippines today….  Read Article >