Hans van Bylen is a businessperson who has been the head of 6 different companies and presently is Chairman for Ontex Group NV, Chairman at Türk Henkel Kimya Sanayi ve Ticaret AS and Chief Executive Officer at Henkel Australia Pty Ltd.
He is also on the board of The Dial Corp. and Vice President of Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V. and Member of European Round Table of Industrialists.
He previously was Chief Executive Officer of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA and Member-Management Board at Henkel Management AG (a subsidiary of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA) and President at Verband der Chemischen Industrie eV.
He received an MBA and a graduate degree from the University of Antwerp.