Betting on the most valuable resource
It’s hard to find a home that doesn’t have a product by German company Henkel on top of the washing machine, under the bathroom sink or on a garage shelf. The world’s largest producer of adhesive technologies, from Persil and Purex in its laundry business unit to Schwarzkopf and Dial in its beauty care vertical, the company generates over $20 billion annually.
But people’s relationships with brands are rapidly evolving, and with new brands and technologies emerging all the time, there is increasing competitive pressure on large, multinational companies. More so when change is part of the new normal and supported by innovative, flexible and fast-moving business models created to disrupt and quickly accumulate market share.
To compete, Henkel knew it needed to enhance its systems to nurture existing talent by offering targeted learning programs to its 52,000 employees. By promptly and continually upskilling its workforce – and establishing a culture of lifelong learning, Henkel can anticipate customer needs and develop innovations and new solutions faster and better.