Corporate Vice President, International Marketing & Product Development, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
Guy Boone, 42, French, studied Economy/Marketing at the TU Berlin (Germany) and at the Business School of Lyon (France). After gaining first practical know-how as a Brand Manager with Procter & Gamble France, he started at Henkel France in 1994 in the local Product Management. In 2000, he moved for the first time to Henkel's Headquarters in Düsseldorf as an International Marketing Manager. Back in France in 2003, he first became Key Account Manager in the Home Care & Laundry Business, before becoming Sales Director (2006) and then General Manager (2007) of the Consumer Adhesives Business in France. Since 2009, he has been back to Düsseldorf as Corporate Vice President, Head of the Global SBU Consumers & Craftsmen within the Adhesive Technologies Division. He is responsible for the global Brand Management, Product Development and Innovation Strategy for global Brands such as Pattex, Loctite or Pritt.
"We always are looking for innovative and breakthrough solutions that will make our products better performing, easier to use and more sustainable. So I am very curious to see which out-of-the-box ideas will come out of this contest!"