The introduction of numerous innovative products, strong performance in emerging markets as well as the on-schedule implementation of measures to enhance our efficiency and to reduce our net working capital all contributed to the success we achieved.
We will provide more information after the deal is closed.
In the future, we are targeting around 30 pct of sales to be generated with products that have been in the market for less than three years.
This step will enable us to concentrate on our core businesses in home and personal care.
Having evaluated different strategic options, we became convinced that the sale of the foods business was the best solution for our company. This step will enable us to concentrate on our core businesses in home and personal care.
Henkel is committed to showing support for the South African government's broad-based BEE to enable previously disadvantaged communities to participate more fully in the economy.