Dusseldorf, Germany & Rocky Hill, Conn. — Sept. 26
Henkel announced the appointment of Kathrin Menges as new member of the management board and executive vice president human resources. In North America, Henkel markets a range of consumer and industrial brands, including Dial soaps, Purex laundry detergents, Right Guard antiperspirants and Loctite adhesives.
Menges started her professional career in human resources in 1990 at Bankgesellschaft Berlin AG. In 1999, she joined Henkel, initially at Schwarzkopf in Hamburg, and later on from 2005 at the corporate headquarters in Dusseldorf. In 2009, she was appointed corporate senior vice president and global head of human resources.