Wolfgang König

Beauty Features

Henkel Names New Executive VP of Beauty Care

Wolfgang König will start in the role on June 1, succeeding Jens-Martin Schwärzler.

clock April 8, 2021Jennifer Weil

New from Garnier.

Beauty Features

Launch Pad: Five European Solid Shampoo Brands

Solid shampoos are surging in popularity in Europe, where sustainably minded consumers are eager for products that use less water and packaging.

clock January 24, 2021Jennifer Weil

Mermaid+Me products

Beauty Features

Henkel Acquires Majority Stake in D-to-C Beauty Business

The German chemical and consumer goods company is acquiring a 75 percent stake in Invincible Brands Holding from Capital D private equity fund.

clock July 31, 2020Jennifer Weil

beauty device

Beauty Features

Coty Shares Slip on Report Professional Division Sale Process Is in Trouble

Coty planned to sell the professional division to pay down debt and focus the business on key categories.

clock April 29, 2020Allison Collins


Mergers and Acquisitions

Henkel Inks Deal to Purchase DevaCurl

The acquisition helps Henkel strengthen its position as a dominant self-care business.

clock November 11, 2019Kellie Ell

Robert Schaeffler

Beauty Features

Robert Schaeffler Joins DevaCurl as CEO

Schaeffler previously served as the general manager of Henkel Professional North America, working on hair-care brands Sexy Hair and Kenra Professional.

clock November 30, 2018Layla Ilchi


Henkel Promotes Caleb Foltermann at Sexy Hair

Foltermann brings more than 16 years of experience in the beauty professional industry to his new role at Sexy Hair.

clock November 16, 2018Faye Brookman

Nature Box.

Beauty Features

Henkel Unveils Vegan, Cold-Pressed Hair and Body Line

Nature Box will hit retail shelves in January. The line builds upon Henkel’s sustainability initiatives.

clock November 15, 2018Faye Brookman


Bernd Beetz Joins Galeria Kaufhof Supervisory Board

The former Coty ceo is expected to become supervisory board chairman of HBC’s German and Belgian department store chain.

clock May 15, 2018Melissa Drier

Hair-care products from Schwarzkopf Professional.

Beauty Features

Henkel FY Profit Rises

The maker of Schwarzkopf, Fa and Syoss products registered adjusted net profit that gained 9.1 percent in 2017 versus 2016.

clock February 22, 2018Jennifer Weil

Hair-care products from Schwarzkopf Professional.


Henkel Raises Full Year Earnings Guidance

The company’s ceo said difficult conditions in the consumer goods market will likely persist.

clock November 14, 2017Jennifer Weil

Mergers and Acquisitions

Betting Further on Hair, Henkel Adds Zotos

The company is paying $485 million to buy the professional hair business from Shiseido.

clock October 30, 2017Allison Collins

Mergers and Acquisitions

Henkel to Acquire Zotos From Shiseido for $485M

Henkel has also acquired Sexy Hair, Kenra and Alterna.

clock October 26, 2017Allison Collins

The Schwarzkopf range developed by Claudia Schiffer


Henkel Net Profits Gain 10.3% in Q2

The maker of Dial, Persil and Loctite confirmed its full-year 2017 guidance.

clock August 10, 2017Jennifer Weil

Beauty Features

Langer: Don’t Trade Brand Equity for Easy Growth

Brands feeling the pinch from online competition and consumer belt tightening could risk their image by price cutting.

clock July 5, 2017Faye Brookman

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