We are pleased to inform you that Raphaela Lessmann has been promoted to Management Circle I effective February 1, 2015. As announced earlier, Raphaela will take over the position as Corporate Vice President Corporate Audit as of April 1, 2015.
Raphaela, who holds an MBA with a concentration in International Management, joined Henkel in 2000 in the Corporate Finance department in Germany and subsequently held various positions within the areas of Corporate Accounting and Subsidiary Accounting. In 2007 she moved to the US as Head of Treasury North America and in 2011 in addition assumed responsibility for OTC and PTP. As a next step she took over the responsibility of Financial Commercial Director AT North America in 2013 before she relocated to Germany in February 2015 to join Corporate Audit.
Raphaela will continue to report to Kasper Rorsted, CEO. Please join us in wishing Raphaela success in her challenging tasks and provide her with all your support.