Kress will join Henkel in the second quarter to steer and coordinate the digital activities across all business units. As CDO, he will focus on driving digital scale, building digital capabilities and leading digital projects across the entire company.
Henkel has defined “Accelerate Digitalization” as one of its strategic priorities through to 2020 and beyond, aiming to successfully grow its business, strengthen the relationships with its customers and consumers, optimize its processes and advance digitalization across the entire company.
“We are pleased that Rahmyn Kress will join our global team. His knowledge and skills will help us to further accelerate our digital strategy”, said Van Bylen. “This appointment marks another step in implementing our strategic priorities for Henkel through to 2020 and beyond.”