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May 21, 2019  Rocky Hill, CT

Henkel names new regional head for North America

Henkel appoints Mike Olosky as regional president in North America

Henkel, the company behind well-known brands such as Loctite®, Dial®, Right Guard®, Schwarzkopf®, and Persil® has appointed Mike Olosky as its regional President in North America and Regional Head of Adhesive Technologies for North America and Latin America. Additionally, he will continue to serve in a global leadership role in the company’s Adhesive Technologies business.  Olosky will be based out of Henkel’s Adhesives office in Irvine, California. Olosky succeeds Jerry Perkins as President of North America, who retired this year.

Olosky joined Henkel in 1995, holding positions in account management and marketing before transferring to Shanghai in 2008 and Düsseldorf in 2013 where he held numerous leadership positions including President of Henkel Asia-Pacific and Head of Innovation and New Business Development. Olosky graduated from Michigan Technological University with a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering in 1991. He also holds an MBA from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business.

Bringing a robust and diverse leadership background in sales, business management and marketing across various geographies and strategic initiatives, Olosky is well-poised to continue driving Henkel’s success in North America.

“Accounting for over a quarter of Henkel’s overall revenues, Henkel North America has grown and changed substantially over recent years and is integral to the sustained growth of the company,” said Olosky. “I look forward to building on our momentum - delivering profitable growth by investing in product technologies and innovation, and furthering our commitment to digitalization, sustainability, and making Henkel a great place to work.”

Mike Olosky will serve as the regional President in North America and Regional Head of Adhesive Technologies for North America and Latin America

Jennifer Schiavone Henkel Head of Corporate Communications Americas Stamford/USA +1-475-299-9192 jennifer.schiavone@henkel.com Download Business Card Add to my collection