Dennis Bankmann | HENKEL
Global Business Development Manager Circular Economy
Dennis Bankmann studied physical chemistry and radiochemistry in Cologne, followed by a doctoral dissertation in physico-organic chemistry.
In 2007, he joined Henkel in Düsseldorf as a researcher in the Adhesive Technologies business unit. Subsequently, he moved to Barcelona to help establish a joint academic research center. Returning from the assignment, Dennis joined the Packaging & Consumer Goods Adhesives division in 2012 to take over the development of LOCTITE LIOFOL products for flexible packaging in Europe.
During 2014 and 2015, Dennis was also overall responsible for Packaging & Consumer Goods development in the IMEA region.
As of 2019, Dennis has taken on a global role to support the Henkel Circular Economy strategy with a focus on packaging and consumer goods
PONÈNCIA: Henkel – accelerating a circular economy for packaging and consumer goods
As sustainability leaders, we pioneer new solutions for a sustainable industry while continuing to shape our business and increase our economic success. This ambition encompasses all of our company’s activities as our products and technologies are used by millions of consumers around the world every day. Leading with adhesives, sealants and functional coatings technologies, we have a strong sense of responsibility to create products and services that drive progress toward sustainability.
As partner of the packaging and consumer goods industry, we develop solutions that enable the industry to reduce material usage and waste, enable recyclability and new sustainable designs. In this keynote we will present examples from the area of flexible packaging, paper packaging, food service items and construction.