Barbara Kux has been appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA.
A member of the management board of Siemens AG and its chief sustainability officer, Kux takes the place of Thierry Paternot who, for personal reasons, resigned his tenure at the beginning of the year.
Kux will be nominated for by-election as a shareholder representative on the supervisory board at the next Annual General Meeting in April 2014.
“We are delighted to have Barbara Kux join us as a supervisory board member,” said Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah, chairwoman of the supervisory board and the shareholders’ committee. “She brings with her many years of international management experience gained in leading companies operating in both the industrial and the consumer goods sectors. Moreover, we look forward to utilizing her expertise in fields of strategic significance for Henkel, and specifically the sustainability, purchasing and supply chain domains”