German Henkel, which owns brands like Fa, Persil and Pritt, has appointed Ivan de Jonghe as its new Benelux president. He will also become the Beauty Care retail division's general manager in lieu of Eric Dumez, who will move to Henkel's main office in Düsseldorf where he will become the vice president of human resources beauty care.
De Jonghe has been with Henkel since 1992, rising through the ranks in marketing, sales and supply chain with the Benelux, France and Germany offices. He has been a part of Henkel Benelux's board of directors since 2009, taking care of the Benelux Beauty Care's professional division.
"Thanks to the consistent implementation of our strategy, a strong brand portfolio and the wonderful efforts of our teams, Henkel Benelux has developed successfully. Alongside the entire team, I wish to expand and strengthen this success", De Jonghe said about his appointment.