Published December 28th, 2010 - 10:32 GMT

For more than 130 years, Henkel has been a leader with brands and technologies that make people's lives easier, better and more beautiful through its three operating areas - home care, personal care, and adhesive technologies.

Globally, Henkel is ranked among the Fortune Global 500 companies. More than 60 per cent of Henkel's sales are in fast-moving consumer goods, while the industrial business accounts for almost 40 per cent of the company's total sales.

All Henkel's three divisions have strong presence in the GCC region. In fiscal 2008, Henkel worldwide generated sales of 70.5 billion Saudi Riyals and operating profit of 7.5 billion Saudi Riyals. Dedicated to fulfilling Henkel's corporate claim, "A Brand like a Friend," over 52,000 employees worldwide ensures that people in more than 125 countries can trust in brands and technologies from Henkel.

Henkel Saudi was established in 1998 and has since then grown by leaps and bounds. Today, the company employs 320 people with a strong Saudi workforce and has also established itself as the no. 2 player the Home Care category.