An announcement regarding Nicolas Krauss’ new role with Henkel resulted in strong reader interest last week (Henkel Appoints Krauss Regional Head of Adhesive Technologies Americas): “Henkel recently announced that it has named Nicolas Krauss regional head of Adhesive Technologies Americas. In addition, he has been promoted to global head of Industrials and Electronics, leading one of the four divisions within Henkel Adhesive Technologies.

“Krauss joined Henkel Adhesive Technologies in 2012 in Germany as global head of Strategy and moved to California in 2016 to lead the global Automotive Electronics and Electronics Materials business. In 2019, he returned to Germany to serve as the global head of Adhesive Technologies Industrials. Henkel reports that, with his strategic mindset, passion for building high-performing teams, strong track record, and experience providing customized solutions across markets and technologies, Krauss is well-positioned to continue driving success in North America.

“‘Henkel is set apart from its competitors by our leading product portfolio, strong innovation mindset, deep customer understanding and talented global team,’ said Krauss. ‘I am very much looking forward to being back in North America and joining my colleagues on the North America Executive Committee to build on the strong foundation and execute on Henkel’s purposeful growth strategy.’”

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Top 5 News that Sticks for December 27 - January 2

  1. Henkel Appoints Krauss Regional Head of Adhesive Technologies Americas
  2. BMW’s Sierak Receives Jowat Adhesive Research Award
  3. Berry Global and Repsol to Boost Sustainable Circular Resins in Packaging
  4. Univar Solutions and Dow Coating Materials Announce New Distribution Agreement
  5. AkzoNobel Collaboration Develops Method to Produce Resins Using Bio-Based Monomers

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