Daniel A. Langer is Senior Vice President & General Manager Henkel Beauty Care North America at Henkel Consumer Goods Inc, Scottsdale, AZ. Before that he fulfilled several national and global responsibilities, at Henkel including global Hair Care and Body Care SBUs and as CVP/Marketing Head for Germany and Japan. Worked for Henkel. L’Oreal, Nestle, Unilever, among others. Global expert for luxury, co-directing the Center for Luxury at University of Mainz and founder of the global luxury think tank Danoli Luxury Labs. Teaches luxury management in Zurich and Mainz.
Highly successful General Management and Marketing Executive with proven leadership qualities, track record and global experience across Europe, Asia, and North America. A strategic visionary with clear sense of cultural diversity able to create, innovate, reinvigorate and turnaround businesses and brands in complex global operational structures and extremely fast-paced market environments to significantly grow competitiveness, revenue, share and profitability above peers and markets. Turned around and accelerated Henkel’s operational Beauty Care businesses in Japan, Germany and North America. Invented SYOSS Professional Haircare, the most successful FMCG launch in Europe of the past decade, as well as FRESHLIGHT Hair Color in Japan and China, the most successful Millennial hair color brand in Asia. Launched SCHWARZKOPF Hair Care in the US, the most successful Beauty Care launch 2015 in USA (IRI). Instrumental for the development of a multitude of highly successful brand and service innovations and concepts that were rolled-out globally. Successfully developed high-performance executive teams, promoting, leading and coordinating cross-functional local and global teams. Ability to balance IQ and EQ and successfully operate on a global scale.