Henkel engages in laundry and home care, beauty care, and adhesive technology businesses worldwide. The Company’s Laundry and Home Care segment offers heavy-duty and specialty detergents, fabric softeners, laundry performance enhancers, and laundry care products, hand and automatic dishwashing products, cleaners for bathroom and WC applications, and air fresheners and insecticides for household applications. Its Beauty Care segment offers hair cosmetics, products for body, skin, and oral care, and products for the professional hair salon business. The Company’s Adhesive Technologies segment offers industrial and specialty adhesives, sealants, and functional coatings.

Düsseldorf, DE
Size (employees)
50,900 (est)
Henkel was founded in 1876 and is headquartered in Düsseldorf, DE
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Key People/Management at Henkel

Hans Van Bylen

Hans Van Bylen

Chief Executive Officer
Carsten Knobel

Carsten Knobel

Executive Vice President Finance (Chief Financial Officer) Purchasing & Integrated Business Solutions
Kathrin Menges

Kathrin Menges

Executive Vice President Human Resources and Infrastructure Services
Jan-Dirk Auris

Jan-Dirk Auris

Executive Vice President Adhesive Technologies
Jens-Martin Schwarzler

Jens-Martin Schwarzler

Executive Vice President Beauty Care
Bruno Piacenza

Bruno Piacenza

Executive Vice President Laundry & Home Care

Henkel Office Locations

Henkel has an office in Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf, DE (HQ)
67 Henkelstraße
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Henkel Financials and Metrics

Henkel Financials

Henkel's revenue was reported to be €17.96 b in FY, 2015 which is a 10.2% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

18 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

8.6 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

2 b

EBIT (FY, 2015)

2.6 b

Market capitalization (30-Oct-2017)

52.4 b

Closing share price (30-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

1.2 b


51.2 b
Henkel's current market capitalization is €52.4 b.
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015


16.3 b18 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

8.7 b9.4 b

Gross profit

7.6 b8.6 b
eurY, 2014Y, 2015


1.2 b1.2 b

Total Assets

21 b22.3 b

Total Debt

1.4 b4 m

Total Liabilities

9.3 b8.5 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

1.9 b2.4 b
EURY, 2015


19.4 x


21.5 x
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Henkel News and Updates

Medical Device Adhesive Market is projected to growing at a Higher with Top Vendors like Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Dymax Corporation, Permabond LLC

Medical devices are becoming complex and sophisticated. Whether used outside the body, in the form of instrumentation or surgical tools, or inside the body, for diagnostic monitoring or therapeutic purposes, medical devices typically consist of components and materials that must be joined in some wa…

Semiconductor Packaging Material Market 2018-2023 : CAGR of 5% To be Observed with Henkel AG & Company, Hitachi Chemicals, LG Chem, Honeywell International and Others

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Henkel hits the road with its 2018 LOCTITE Demo Tour

The LOCTITE Seeing Is Believing Tour: a 48-foot demo trailer and truck is embarking on its first North American tour. The trailer features several never-before-seen product demos that will allow customers to experience the advantages of LOCTITE adhesives in a hands-on setting. Henkel experts will be…
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