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Henkel was founded in 1876. People around the world trust Henkel’s innovations, brands and technologies. In the fiscal year 2015, the company reported sales of approx. 18 billion euros and an operating profit of 2.9 billion euros (adjusted for one-time gains/charges and restructuring charges). The DAX-30 company has its headquarters in Düsseldorf, Germany. Henkel employs about 50,000 people worldwide, more than 80 percent of whom work outside of Germany. Henkel is thus one of the most international German companies.

Three globally operating business units

The Adhesive Technologies business unit is the world market leader in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings for consumers, craftsmen and industrial applications. Henkel offers a multitude of applications to satisfy the needs of different target groups – consumers as well as craftsmen and industrial businesses. In 2015, the business unit generated sales of 8,992 million euros, which equals 50 percent of total company sales.

Products from theBeauty Care business unit are available worldwide. Beauty Care stands for brand-name products in the fields of hair colorants, hair styling, hair care and form, toiletries, skin care, oral hygiene as well as for one of the world’s leading suppliers of hair salon products. In 2015, the business unit generated sales of 3,833 million euros, which equals 21 percent of total company sales.

Laundry & Home Care has always played an important role for Henkel: The company’s success story started with a product from this business unit. The Laundry Care business includes not only heavy-duty and specialty detergents but also fabric softeners, laundry-performance enhancers and other fabric-care products. The Home Care portfolio includes hand- and automatic-dishwashing products, cleaners for bathroom and WC applications, and household, glass and specialty cleaners. We also offer air fresheners and insecticides for household applications in selected regions. In 2015, the Laundry & Home Care business unit generated sales of 5,137 million euros, which equals 28 percent of total company sales.

Our corporate culture

"Creating sustainable value” is our purpose that unites all of us at Henkel. We want to create value – for our customers and consumers, for our teams and our people, for our shareholders as well as for the wider society and communities in which we operate.

Our corporate culture and our purpose, vision, mission and values unite our diverse workforce and provide a clear framework and guidance. Globally binding behavioral rules are specified in a series of codes. They provide guidance for the behavior and actions of our employees in all our business areas around the world.

Our purpose:Creating sustainable value

Our vision: Leading with our innovations, brands and technologies

Our mission: We want to serve our customers and consumers worldwide as the most trusted partner with leading positions in all relevant markets and categories – as a passionate team united by shared values.

Our values: customers and consumers, people, financial performance, sustainability, family business

Strategy

We have a clear long-term strategy which is based on our purpose, vision, mission and values. It is the foundation which helps us successfully to shape the future of our company.

By 2020 and beyond, we want Henkel to generate continued profitable growth, to become more customer-focused, more innovative, more agile and fully digitized in our internal processes and customer-facing activities. To achieve this ambition, we will focus on four strategic priorities and financial ambitions for the coming years. In addition, we aim to promote sustainability in all our business activities, reinforcing our leading position.

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