06/18/2007, Düsseldorf, Germany
|VP Corporate Communications|
|Corporate Communications, Financial Communications|
|Head External Communications|
Henkel preferred shares new to Dow Jones Titans 30 Personal & Household Goods index
The Henkel preferred shares have been added today to the Dow Jones Titans 30 Personal & Household Goods index, relevant for international investors. The index weight amounts to 1.08 percent. This makes Henkel one of the 30 most important Personal & Household Goods companies worldwide.
In addition, prior to market opening today, the quotation of the Henkel ordinary and preferred shares has been changed. The Annual General Meeting had resolved a 1:3 share split on April 16, 2007.
For more than 130 years, Henkel has been a leader with brands and technologies that make people's lives easier, better and more beautiful. Henkel operates in three business areas – Home Care, Personal Care, and Adhesives Technologies – and ranks among the Fortune Global 500 companies. In fiscal 2006, Henkel generated sales of 12.740 billion euros and operating profit of 1,298 million euros. Our 52,000 employees worldwide are dedicated to fulfilling our corporate claim, "A Brand like a Friend," and ensuring that people in more than 125 countries can trust in brands and technologies from Henkel.