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Henkel is a company that engages in laundry and home care, beauty care, and adhesive technology businesses. It operates through three segments. The Laundry and Home Care segment offers heavy-duty and specialty detergents, fabric softeners, laundry performance enhancers, laundry care products, dishwashing products, cleaners for bathroom and WC applications, etc. The Beauty Care segment offers hair cosmetics, products for body, skin, and oral care, and products for the professional hair salon business. The Adhesive Technologies segment provides industrial and specialty adhesives, sealants, and functional coatings.

TypePublic
Founded1876
HQDüsseldorf, DE
Websitehenkel.com
Employee Ratings4.3
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)52,950
Job Openings1,141
Revenue (FY, 2020)€19.3 B(-4%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)€72.2
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Henkel

Sylvie Nicol

Sylvie Nicol

Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Infrastructure Services
Carsten Knobel

Carsten Knobel

Chief Executive Officer
Marco Swoboda

Marco Swoboda

Executive Vice President, Finance, Purchasing and Global Business Solutions, Henkel Düsseldorf
Jan-Dirk Auris

Jan-Dirk Auris

Executive Vice President, Adhesive Technologies
Bruno Piacenza

Bruno Piacenza

Executive Vice President, Laundry & Home Care
Simone Bagel-Trah

Simone Bagel-Trah

Supervisory Board Member
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Henkel Office Locations

Henkel has offices in Düsseldorf, Bopfingen, Garching bei München, Hamburg and in 212 other locations
Düsseldorf, DE (HQ)
Henkelstraße 67
Bopfingen, DE
7-9 Kirchheimer Str.
Garching bei München, DE
Gutenbergstraße 3
Hamburg, DE
Hohenzollernring 127-129
Hannover, DE
1 Sichelstraße
Heidelberg, DE
57 Henkel-Teroson-Straße
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Henkel Financials and Metrics

Henkel Revenue

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Henkel's revenue was reported to be €19.25 b in FY, 2020 which is a 4.3% decrease from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2020)

19.3b

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

(4.3%)

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

8.9b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

46.1%

Net income (FY, 2020)

1.4b

EBIT (FY, 2020)

2.0b

Market capitalization (20-Sept-2021)

33.2b

Closing stock price (20-Sept-2021)

72.2

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

1.7b

EV

35.2b
Henkel's current market capitalization is €33.2 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

19.9b20.1b19.3b

Revenue growth, %

(1%)1%(4%)

Cost of goods sold

10.7b10.9b10.4b

Gross profit

9.2b9.2b8.9b
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

10.0b10.1b9.5b

Cost of goods sold

5.3b5.4b5.1b

Gross profit

4.7b4.7b4.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

47%46%46%
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

1.1b1.5b1.7b

Accounts Receivable

3.6b3.4b3.1b

Inventories

2.2b2.2b2.2b

Current Assets

8.7b9.1b9.3b
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

1.4b1.8b2.1b

Accounts Receivable

4.0b4.0b3.3b

Inventories

2.2b2.2b2.3b

Current Assets

9.5b9.6b9.7b
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

578.0m757.0m1.1b

Inventories

(156.0m)(141.0m)

Accounts Payable

32.0m63.0m295.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

2.7b3.2b3.1b
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

284.0m386.0m385.0m

Inventories

(182.0m)(45.0m)(225.0m)

Accounts Payable

267.0m75.0m46.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.1b1.3b1.1b
EURH1, 2018

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.9 x
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Henkel Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Production Sites

171188185184

Production Sites (Adhesive Technologies)

134146141138

Production Sites (Beauty Care)

7111113

Production Sites (Laundry and Home Care)

30313333
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Henkel Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Banana BeautyJuly 31, 2020
HelloBodyJuly 31, 2020
Mermaid + MeJuly 31, 2020
DevaCurlNovember 11, 2019
MoleculeMay 13, 2019
JemPak GK Inc.May 18, 2018$92 m
The Sun Products CorporationJune 24, 2016$3.6 b
The Bergquist CompanySeptember 18, 2014
Spotless Group SASJune 05, 2014€940 m
Sovereign Specialty ChemicalsOctober 08, 2004
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Henkel Revenue Breakdown

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Henkel revenue breakdown by business segment: 45.4% from Adhesive Technologies, 19.6% from Beauty Care and 35.0% from Laundry & Home Care

Henkel revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 15.5% from Asia-Pacific, 6.3% from Africa / Middle East, 30.2% from Western Europe, 15.3% from Eastern Europe, 5.7% from Latin America and 27.0% from North America

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Henkel Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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Henkel Online and Social Media Presence

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Henkel Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    69/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    73/100

  • Compensation

    B

    70/100

  • Diversity

    C

    63/100

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Henkel News and Updates

Henkel , LOréal , LVMH , Natura , Unilever forming consortium for cosmetics environmental impact system

Henkel , LOréal , LVMH , Natura , Unilever forming consortium for cosmetics environmental impact system

Henkel adhesive recognized by Association of Plastic Recyclers

Henkel adhesive recognized by Association of Plastic Recyclers

Henkel and Nexa3D Open Additive Manufacturing Facility

Henkel and Nexa3D Open Additive Manufacturing Facility

Henkel and Nexa3D Open Additive Manufacturing Facility

German chemicals and materials firm Henkel and polymer 3D printers supplier Nexa3D announced the opening of the NEXTFACTORY in Ventura, CA this week, a full-scale additive polymer manufacturing (AM) customer center.

Henkel adhesive system recognized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers for recyclability

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has recognized Henkel's Loctite Liofol LA 4220 RE/Loctite Liofol LA 3180 RE for recyclability. This two-component adhesive system for PE film lamination is association's first 100% solids,...

Nexa and Henkel Announce Expanded Collaboration to Jointly Develop Turnkey AM Production Systems to Accelerate Adoption in Targeted End Use Markets

Nexa and Henkel Announce Expanded Collaboration to Jointly Develop Turnkey AM Production Systems to Accelerate Adoption in Targeted End Use Markets
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Henkel Blogs

Henkel and GPI packaging solutions enhance sustainability of packaging can multi-packs

Consumers do not just buy the content of a product, they buy its packaging as well. Today, their increased awareness of the environmental impact of packaging also significantly influences purchase decisions. Henkel has anticipated this development: Its experts are developing packaging adhesives whic…

World premiere: Henkel presents new generation of dosing machines at Fakuma 2021

Henkel will be presenting the new DM 502 generation of dosing machines with the newly developed MK 825 PRO mixing head at Fakuma 2021, the world's leading trade fair for industrial plastics processing, from October 12 to 16. The many innovative improvements serve one purpose: maximum process stabili…

Henkel improves sustainability of dishwashing gels

Henkel Laundry & Home Care introduces a new packaging concept for its Somat Gel product ranges and launches a new Somat All in 1 Gel Pro Nature product. With the more sustainable packaging and formula innovations, Henkel is taking a further step in driving sustainable product innovations.

Henkel develops silicone-free liquid thermal gap filler with excellent dielectric strength, ideal for high voltage applications

Henkel today announced the commercial launch of Bergquist Gap Filler TGF 3000SF, the latest in the company’s line of silicone-free thermal interface materials (TIMs). With significantly higher thermal conductivity than any previous silicone-free liquid formulation in its portfolio and delivering imp…
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Henkel Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Henkel founded?

    Henkel was founded in 1876.

  • Who are Henkel key executives?

    Henkel's key executives are Sylvie Nicol, Carsten Knobel and Marco Swoboda.

  • How many employees does Henkel have?

    Henkel has 52,950 employees.

  • What is Henkel revenue?

    Latest Henkel annual revenue is €19.3 b.

  • What is Henkel revenue per employee?

    Latest Henkel revenue per employee is €363.6 k.

  • Who are Henkel competitors?

    Competitors of Henkel include DuPont, Reckitt Benckiser and Procter & Gamble.

  • Where is Henkel headquarters?

    Henkel headquarters is located at Henkelstraße 67, Düsseldorf.

  • Where are Henkel offices?

    Henkel has offices in Düsseldorf, Bopfingen, Garching bei München, Hamburg and in 212 other locations.

  • How many offices does Henkel have?

    Henkel has 229 offices.