Kathrin Menges

Executive Vice President Human Resources and Infrastructure Services and Chairwoman of the Sustainability Council at Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

Kathrin Menges has a graduate Diploma in Teaching (Diplomlehrerin). Since 2011, she is now Executive Vice President Human Resources at Henkel and chairs its Sustainability Council. From 1990 to 1999, she headed up a division in the HR Department of the Bankgesellschaft Berlin AG before moving to Schwarzkopf (Henkel) in Hamburg in 1999, where she spent six years managing Human Resources and Infrastructure Services.

From 2006 to 2009, she was Corporate Vice President Human Resources – and thus responsible for the Key Account Corporate Sector Finance & Management Board Division – before being promoted to Corporate Senior Vice President for Human Resources in 2009. Kathrin Menges has been a member of the German Council for Sustainable Development since 2013.

Career

Since 2013
Member of the German Council for Sustainable Development

Since 2011
Executive Vice President Human Resources at Henkel, Chairwoman of its Sustainability Council

2009 – 2011
Corporate Senior Vice President Human Resources, Henkel

2006 – 2009
Corporate Vice President Human Resources; Key Account Corporate Sector Finance & Management Board Division, Henkel

2005 – 2006
Corporate Director Human Resources Cosmetics/Toiletries, Henkel

1999 – 2005
Head of Human Resources & Infrastructure Service, Schwarzkopf (Henkel), Hamburg

1990 – 1999
Human Resources, Bankgesellschaft Berlin AG

1988 – 1990
Teacher

Education/Vocational Training

1983 – 1988
University of Potsdam/College of Education/Certified teaching degree

October 16, 1964
Born in Pritzwalk, Germany