Henkel operates a balanced and diversified business portfolio on a global scale. Through a strong brand, outstanding innovation and advanced technology, the company has established a leading position in the three major business sectors of the industrial and consumer sectors. The company was founded in 1876 and has a glorious history of more than 140 years. Henkel's preferred stock has been included in the German DAX index. Henkel is headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany, and is among the top companies in the German DAX30 index. Henkel has more than 52,000 employees worldwide, more than 85% of whom work outside Germany. As an example of corporate sustainable development, Henkel ranks among the best in many international indexes and rankings.