Henkel names Thomas Holenia president of Singapore arm
He has been with Henkel since 1996.
Henkel has appointed Mr. Thomas Holenia as President of Henkel Singapore effective February 2016 to oversee the company’s businesses and operations locally. Concurrently, Holenia is the Managing Director of Henkel’s newly established global supply chain hub in Singapore.
According to a release from Henkel, before moving to Singapore, Holenia was based at Henkel’s Asia-Pacific headquarters in Shanghai as the Corporate Vice President of Global Purchasing Raw Materials and Head of Purchasing for Asia-Pacific. Today, he continues to hold both positions.
Since joining Henkel in 1996 in his native Vienna, Holenia has been instrumental in directing Henkel’s global sourcing and purchasing business.
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With a Business Administration background, he brings with him 20 years of international experience, having lived and worked in Western and Eastern Europe, as well as in Asia. Prior to his career with Henkel, Holenia worked in sales and business management for the construction industry in Italy and Austria.
“It is an honour to lead Henkel’s ambition to develop Singapore into a key global centre of excellence for the company. Being here for more than 30 years, we have a strong team in place and a successful business footprint in the region. This gives us a good foundation to pursue the next phase of growth in establishing a global supply chain hub in Singapore,” said Holenia.