Henkel successfully issued bonds with a volume of 850 million euros (mar, 24 set 2019)
Henkel successfully placed two bonds worth a total of the equivalent of 850 million euros on the capital market. One bond with a volume of the equivalent of 450 million euros and a maturity of three years and another bond with a volume of the equivalent of 400 million euros and a maturity of seven years were placed. The proceeds are used to repay parts of the Group's current commercial paper liabilities.
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Michael Nilles to become Chief Digital & Information Officer of Henkel (Mon, 23 Sep 2019)
Henkel has appointed Michael Nilles as Chief Digital & Information Officer (CDIO). He will join Henkel on October 1, 2019 and will be responsible for the combined activities in Integrated Business Solutions (IBS) and digital technologies. Dr. Rahmyn Kress, currently Chief Digital Officer, will focus on the continued growth and expansion of the Henkel X platform. He will take over the global venture activities of Henkel as Head of Henkel X Ventures.
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Mixed performance in increasingly difficult market environment (Tue, 13 Aug 2019)
- Adhesive Technologies delivers robust performance - Beauty Care below expectations - Laundry & Home Care achieves good business development - Sales of 5,121 million euros, almost at prior-year level, organic: -0.4% - EBIT margin* at 16.5% (-1.5 pp), earnings per preferred share (EPS)* at 1.43 euros (-9.5%) - First successes from announced growth initiatives - Investments in growth and digitalization - Strong balance sheet with good cash management
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Henkel to enter into Joint Venture with personalized hair coloration provider eSalon.com (Fri, 26 Jul 2019)
- Further strengthening Henkel’s leading hair coloration business - Offering unique capabilities in personalization with individualized products - Capturing consumer insights and trends to advance retail product portfolio
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Henkel delivers positive sales growth in first quarter (Tue, 07 May 2019)

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Henkel is paying out a record dividend (Mon, 08 Apr 2019)
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA’s Annual General Meeting saw all resolutions on its agenda passed by the voting shareholders. A total of around 1,400 shareholders attended the event, which was held in Düsseldorf on April 8, 2019.
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Focus on sustainable profitable growth (Mon, 08 Apr 2019)

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Henkel achieves good organic sales growth with strong earnings, profitability and cash flow (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
- Sales at 19.9 billion euros: impacted by negative currency effects of 1.1 billion euros; organic growth +2.4% - Increase in operating profit (EBIT)1: +1.0% to 3,496 million euros - Further EBIT margin1 improvement: +30 basis points to 17.6% - Earnings per preferred share (EPS)1: +2.7% to 6.01 euros, at constant exchange rates +7% - Strong expansion of free cash flow: +12.7% to 1,917 million euros - Record dividend2 payout: +3.4% to 1.85 euros per preferred share - Very good progress in implementation of strategic priorities - Growth initiatives underline commitment to profitable growth
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Henkel drives further progress in sustainability (Thu, 21 Feb 2019)
- Global focus on resource efficiency - Active contribution to climate protection - Comprehensive commitment to a circular economy for plastic and sustainable packaging - Leading positions in international indices and ratings
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Sylvie Nicol to succeed Kathrin Menges as Executive Vice President Human Resources (Wed, 06 Feb 2019)
Sylvie Nicol (45), currently Corporate Senior Vice President Global Human Resources, has been appointed to the Henkel Management Board. Effective April 9, 2019, after Henkel’s Annual General Meeting, she will become responsible for Human Resources (HR) and Infrastructure Services. She will succeed Kathrin Menges (55), who will not be available for another term on the Management Board for personal reasons. Kathrin Menges joined the company in 1999. Since 2011, she has been member of the Henkel Management Board.
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