Sep 20, 2021  Stamford, CT

Henkel names senior leader of North American Beauty Care Business

Henkel Appoints David DiBernardino Regional Head, Consumer Beauty Care North America

Henkel, a leading manufacturer of well-known brands including Dial® soaps, and Schwarzkopf® hair care, has named David DiBernardino Regional Head, Consumer Beauty Care North America. In this role, DiBernardino will lead the Henkel Consumer Beauty business in the U.S. and Canada, with goals that include continuing the business‘ focus on building strong partnerships with retailers, meeting evolving consumer needs, advancing digitalization, and growing its eCommerce platforms to offer Henkel’s portfolio of personal care products to more consumers.

DiBernardino previously held leadership positions at Henkel North American including General Manager, Consumer Beauty Care USA, and Senior Vice President, Sales, Beauty Care. Prior to joining Henkel in 2018, his prior experience spans over 19 years and includes senior sales leadership roles in the U.S. with global healthcare companies GSK and Novartis. David holds a bachelor’s degree in Food Marketing from St. Joseph’s University.

“I am inspired and energized by the opportunity to proudly lead the Henkel Consumer Beauty business in North America, alongside an extremely talented team,” said DiBernardino. “I look forward to continue building our beauty brand portfolio, through a strong innovation pipeline and key focus on our customer and consumers.”

DiBernardino will report to Wolfgang Koenig, Executive Vice President, Henkel Beauty Care, and join the global Beauty Care Executive Committee. David will remain based at Henkel’s North America Consumer Goods headquarters in Stamford, CT.