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Sep 9, 2019  Stamford, CT

Henkel names new Human Resources leader for North America

Henkel appoints Frank Steinert as Head of Human Resources in North America

Henkel, the company behind well-known brands such as Dial®, Right Guard®, Schwarzkopf®, Persil® and Loctite®, has appointed Frank Steinert as Senior Vice President, Head of Human Resources North America. In addition, he will serve as a member of Henkel’s North American leadership team. Steinert will be based at Henkel’s Consumer Goods North American Headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut.

Prior to joining Henkel, Steinert spent the majority of his career at Bertelsmann, first as a General Counsel, then taking on added responsibility for Human Resources. He later became Chief HR Officer (CHRO) of Random House based in New York. After the merger of Random House and Penguin, Frank was appointed CHRO for the merged company globally. Steinert holds an executive MBA in Accounting and Controlling from the University of Muenster, Germany.

With an impressive background in talent development, digital transformation, and change management, Steinert is a proven people-centric and team-oriented leader. His experience across different industries, environments, and cultures, well position him to lead the strategic direction and operations of Human Resources for Henkel North America.  

“With the growth of Henkel North America in recent years, this is an exciting time to join a fantastic organization and help further fuel our momentum as an employer of choice,” said Steinert. “Together, with my Human Resources team, our business partners, and fellow employees, I look forward to energizing our culture and commitments to optimize talent, strengthen diversity, and drive business success.”