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Michael Nilles

Board member

Michael Nilles has been Chief Digital & Information Officer of Henkel since 2019. Michael brings more than 20 years of experience spearheading digital innovation and large-scale transformations for multi-billion dollar global businesses and has extensive knowledge in building asset-light digital business models and platform businesses.

Prior to his current role, he was a member of the Group Executive Board and Chief Digital Officer (CDO) for Schindler, as well as the CEO of Schindler Digital Business. Prior to Schindler, Michael held various international leadership positions at Mannesmann and Bosch Rexroth in China, the US and Europe. He began his career as a software engineer and consultant at SAP.

Michael has extensive experience serving on public and private supervisory boards such as Deutsche Lufthansa, Lufthansa Technik, FogHorn Systems or Predikto.

Michael Nilles