CEO & Executive Vice President Human Resources and Infrastructure Services, Henkel Group
Kasper Rorsted has served as CEO of the Henkel Group since April 2008. He also serves as Executive Vice President Human Resources and Infrastructure Services.
Mr Rorsted holds a BA from the International Business School (Copenhagen, Denmark). He held different management positions in marketing and distribution at Oracle and Digital Equipment Corporation before joining Compaq in 1995, where he held various management positions including Head of Compaq Enterprise Business Group in Europe, Middle East & Africa. In 2001 he was appointed Vice President and General Manager Compaq, EMEA Region. In 2002 he assumed the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager, EMEA Region at Hewlett Packard. Mr Rorsted joined Henkel in 2005 as Executive Vice President Human Resources / Purchasing / Information Technologies / Infrastructure Services (2005-2007). He was appointed Vice Chairman of the Management Board of Henkel in 2007 and held the position of Executive Vice President Human Resources / Infrastructure Services prior to being appointed CEO in 2008.
Mr Rorsted is also a board member of Cable & Wireless, UK, Henkel of America Inc., USA, and Henkel Norden AB, Sweden.