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Henkel Appoints New Plant Manager for City of Industry Facility

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Henkel Appoints New Plant Manager for City of Industry Facility

Press release date: September 6, 2005

The electronics group of Henkel has promoted Luigi Cusano to the position of Plant Manager for the City of Industry Facility In his new role, Luigi Cusano will assume direct responsibility for the management of the West Coast manufacturing centre. The new Plant Manager will report directly to Operations Vice President Jon Kirk while those reporting to him will include Materials Manager Gary Hamblin, Quality Manager Joel Roth, Process Engineering Manager Fauzi Zainal, Plant Engineering Manager Greg Mauldin and SHE Manager Todd Larato. Cusano has been with Henkel for nearly ten years, joining Loctite Corporation in 1996. From here he transferred to the electronics business unit in August 2004 where he managed the San Diego analytical labs. Prior to his new position, Cusano joined the new Irvine facility in January 2005, having most recently worked as the Technical Director for Laboratory Services. Cusano's impressive array of industry experience is complemented by a Bachelors and Masters degree in chemistry which he obtained from Southern Connecticut State University and a Masters degree in Production Operations Management from Rensselaer. "I look forward to beginning at the City of Industry Facility in this new role," comments new Plant Manager, Luigi Cusano. "Primarily, the assignment presents a further challenging extension to my career at Henkel in which I hope to build on the success already achieved by the facility." About the electronics group of Henkel Henkel is one of the world's leading and most progressive providers of qualified, compatible material sets for semiconductor packaging, board level assembly and advanced soldering solutions. Through its Hysol, Loctite and Multicore brands, and its global customer support infrastructure, the electronics group of Henkel delivers world-class materials products, process expertise and total solutions across the board to enable tomorrow's electronic industry. The Henkel Group operates in three strategic business areas - Home Care, Personal care, and Adhesives, Sealants and Surface Treatments of which the electronics group is part, serving transportation, electronics, aerospace, metal, durable goods, consumer goods, maintenance and repair and packaging industries, and offering a broad range of products for the craftsman and consumer. With brands and advanced technologies, Henkel makes people's lives easier, better, and more beautiful. 50,000 employees work for the Henkel Group worldwide. People in 125 countries around the world trust in brands and technologies from Henkel - "A Brand like a Friend". Company Contact Alessandra Frommer Henkel P: +49 320 800 1512 E: Agency Contact Krista MacKinnon Protean Marketing Communications P: +44 1628 648530 E:


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