Henkel, the company behind well-known brands such as Loctite® adhesives, Dial®, Schwarzkopf® hair care, all® laundry detergent, and Snuggle® fabric softeners, has named Robert McNamee Senior Vice President Chief Legal Officer North America. In this role, McNamee is responsible for Henkel legal operations across the U.S. and Canada and serves as a member of Henkel’s North American leadership team.
Sep 27, 2021 Rocky Hill, CT
Henkel Appoints Robert McNamee Senior Vice President Chief Legal Officer North America
McNamee has been with Henkel for 12 years. Prior to his recent promotion, he was Vice President Associate General Counsel and Head of Litigation/Risk Management for Henkel North America. McNamee has over 25 years of related experience, including 10 years at two large U.S. law firms and a global role at the Pratt & Whitney jet engine division of Raytheon Technologies. McNamee holds a law degree from The University of Connecticut School of Law.
"I’m pleased to further my career journey with Henkel, leading legal strategy and operations to support our commitment for purposeful, long-term growth,“ said McNamee. "It’s an honor to lead the talented team that make up the legal strategy and operations group.“
In his new role, McNamee reports to Thomas Gerd Kuehn, Corporate Senior Vice President Law & Chief Compliance Officer. He will remain based at Henkel’s North America headquarters in Rocky Hill, CT.