Executive Committee

"The 2018 Fabric and Home Care World Conference marks a special occasion in the event's 40–year history; we are bringing the conference to the United States for the first time.

The program will focus on the theme of Navigating Global Transformation. The Fabric and Home Care World Conference serves bi-annually as a place where like-minded thought-leaders converge. We work together to determine the next steps within the changing industry, and to answer the question—are we on course?"

Thomas Müller-Kirschbaum
2018 Conference Chair

The Executive Committee is comprised of experts from around the globe, representing virtually every important field of the fabric and home care business. Their expertise in seeking out the best of the best to deliver presentations on the most crucial topics is what will make this program one you won’t want to miss.

General Chair

Thomas Müller-KirschbaumThomas Müller-Kirschbaum
Corporate Senior Vice President 
Research & Development / Sustainability
Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
Germany



Committee Members

Victor AguilarVictor Aguilar
R&D Manager
Global Fabric Care
The Procter & Gamble Company
USA

Patrick DonnellyPatrick Donnelly
CEO
AOCS
USA

Keith GrimeKeith Grime
President
JKG Consulting LLC
USA


Jonathan Hague
Vice President R&D
Homecare Discover
Unilever
UK

Andrés JafféAndrés Jaffé
Senior Vice President
Global Home & Personal Care Business
BASF SE
Germany

Ole KirkOle Kirk
Vice President
Household Care Application Research
Novozymes A/S
Denmark


Manfred TrautmannManfred Trautmann
President and CEO
ManTra-Chem
Switzerland

Masaki TsumadoriMasaki Tsumadori
Senior Advisor, R&D
Kao Corporation
Japan