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Henkel operates worldwide with leading innovations, brands and technologies in three business areas: Adhesive Technologies, Beauty Care and Laundry & Home Care.
Henkel in less than 4 minutes
Henkel operates globally with a well-balanced and diversified portfolio. The company holds leading positions with its three business units in both industrial and consumer businesses thanks to strong brands, innovations and technologies. Henkel Adhesive Technologies is the global leader in the adhesives market – across all industry segments worldwide. In its Beauty Care and Laundry & Home Care businesses, Henkel holds leading positions in many markets and categories around the world. Founded in 1876, Henkel looks back on more than 140 years of success. Henkel employs around 50,000 people globally – a passionate and highly diverse team, united by a strong company culture, a common purpose to create sustainable value, and shared values. As a recognized leader in sustainability, Henkel holds top positions in many international indices and rankings. Henkel’s preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX.
Henkel currently employs approximately 1,000 employees in the UK & Ireland across six sites, which include manufacturing, packaging, R&D, Sales & Marketing, Customer Care, Technical Assistance and Suppoffices. The UKI headquarters are in Hemel Hempstead, UK & Ireland have two Technology Centres of Excellence; one in in Hemel Hempstead (UK) and one in Tallaght (Ireland).
At Henkel, we promote a holistic Diversity & Inclusion approach . The diversity of our employees, their backgrounds, experiences, talents, knowledge, creativity and the appreciation of all their individual differences are the foundation for our competitive advantage. As a globally operating company, Henkel employs people from over 120 nations in more than 75 countries. Over 80 percent of our employees work outside Germany, and more than half of them in emerging markets. "Creating sustainable value” is our purpose that unites all of us at Henkel. We believe that a company culture focused on diversity and inclusion is the key driver of creativity, innovation and invention. Our ability to deliver excellent results is fueled by and dependent on our ability to embed Diversity & Inclusion in our corporate culture and the way we do business.
We have a strong commitment to bringing together the right mix in teams from across our global organization. These teams are to match our markets’ and clients’ needs in terms of knowledge, skills and cultural background. We are convinced that diverse teams stimulate innovation and new ways of problem solving; yet they need an inclusive culture and leadership to help them function at their best.