Strategy & Facts

Henkel operates globally with a well-balanced and diversified portfolio. The company holds leading positions with its two business units in both industrial and consumer businesses thanks to strong brands, innovations and technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel looks back on more than 145 years of success. Henkel’s preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX. The DAX-40 company has its headquarters in Düsseldorf, Germany. Henkel employs about 50,000 people worldwide, around 85 percent of whom work outside of Germany. As a recognized leader in sustainability, Henkel holds top positions in many international ratings and rankings.

In the fiscal year 2022, the company reported sales of 22 billion euros and an operating profit of 2.3 billion euros (adjusted for one-time gains/charges and restructuring charges).

Note: Figures commercially rounded; addition may result in deviations from the totals indicated.