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Henkel Announces North America President

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Steve Essick, North America president, Henkel.

Henkel has appointed Steven Essick as president of the North America region.

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Essick also serves as the regional head of finance and has served in global financial and commercial leadership roles with Henkel across Asia-Pacific, Europe and North America.

Henkel has also appointed Nicolas Krauss to global head of industrials and electronics, and regional head of adhesive technologies Americas. Krauss will join Essick on the North America Leadership team.

Krauss joined Henkel in 2012 and was most recently head of adhesive technologies industrials and previously held leadership roles in the company.

Essick said, "Our employees and our North American leadership team are well-positioned to stimulate further growth, innovation and sustainable value in the years to come. We have a lot of opportunities ahead of us.”

He added, "I am excited to head this team of seasoned leaders for North America who bring a wide range of perspectives, an exceedingly strong set of business experiences and talents, and passion for building diverse, empowered and collaborative teams."