Our Management Board

From left:

Jan-Dirk Auris


Executive Vice President Adhesive Technologies

Born in Cologne, Germany on February 1, 1968; with Henkel since 1984.

Bruno Piacenza


Executive Vice President Laundry & Home Care

Born in Paris, France on December 22, 1965; with Henkel since 1990.

Hans Van Bylen


Executive Vice President Beauty Care

Born in Berchem, Belgium on April 26, 1961; with Henkel since 1984.

Kasper Rorsted


Chairman of the Management Board

Born in Aarhus, Denmark on February 24, 1962; with Henkel since 2005.

Kathrin Menges


Executive Vice President Human Resources / Infrastructure Services

Born in Pritzwalk, Germany on October 16, 1964; with Henkel since 1999.

Carsten Knobel

Executive Vice President Finance (CFO) / Purchasing

Born in Marburg/Lahn, Germany on January 11, 1969; with Henkel since 1995.