Key financials by region1

in million euros

Western Europe

Eastern Europe

Africa/ Middle East

North America

Latin America

Asia- Pacific

Regions total Corporate Henkel Group
Sales2 2011
5,624 2,813 934 2,716 1,065 2,296 15,449 156 15,605
Sales2 2010 5,470 2,649 901 2,724 982 2,168 14,894 199 15,092
Change from previous year 2.8 % 6.2 % 3.7 % –0.3 % 8.4 % 5.9 % 3.7 % 3.4 %
After adjusting for foreign exchange 2.5 % 10.5 % 10.0 % 4.3 % 11.1 % 5.6 % 5.7 % 5.3 %
Organic 2.3 % 10.3 % 10.0 % 4.4 % 11.0 % 8.6 % 6.1 % 5.9 %
Proportion of Group sales 2011 36 % 18 % 6 % 17 % 7 % 15 % 99 % 1 % 100 %
Proportion of Group sales 2010 36 % 18 % 6 % 18 % 7 % 14 % 99 % 1 % 100 %
Operating profit (EBIT) 2011 767 384 79 289 105 360 1,983 –127 1,857
Operating profit (EBIT) 2010 706 314 81 320 104 306 1,831 – 108 1,723
Change from previous year 8.6 % 22.3 % –2.6 % –9.9 % 1.2 % 17.8 % 8.3 % 7.8 %
After adjusting for foreign exchange 8.2 % 27.0 % 5.8 % –5.7 % 4.0 % 17.8 % 10.2 % 9.6 %
Return on sales (EBIT) 2011 13.6 % 13.6 % 8.5 % 10.6 % 9.8 % 15.7 % 12.8 % 11.9 %
Return on sales (EBIT) 2010 12.9 % 11.9 % 9.0 % 11.8 % 10.5 % 14.1 % 12.3 % 11.4 %


1 Calculated on the basis of units of 1,000 euros.

2 By location of company.

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In 2011, the affiliated companies domiciled in Germany, including Henkel AG & Co. KGaAAbbreviation for “Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien.” A KGaA is a company with a legal identity (legal entity) in which at least one partner has unlimited liability with respect to the company’s creditors (personally liable partner), while the liability for such debts of the other partners participating in the share-based capital stock is limited to their share capital (limited shareholders).
, generated sales of 2,241 million euros (previous year: 2,182 million euros). Sales realized by the affiliated companies domiciled in the USA in 2011 amounted to 2,499 million euros (previous year: 2,502 million euros). In fiscal 2010 and 2011, no individual customer accounted for more than 10 percent of total sales.

Of the total non-current assets disclosed for the Henkel Group as of December 31, 2011 (excluding financial instruments and deferred tax claims) amounting to 11,137 million euros (previous year: 10,981 million euros)1 , 1,043 million euros (previous year: 1,053 million euros)1 was attributable to the affiliated companies domiciled in Germany, including Henkel AG & Co. KGaAAbbreviation for “Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien.” A KGaA is a company with a legal identity (legal entity) in which at least one partner has unlimited liability with respect to the company’s creditors (personally liable partner), while the liability for such debts of the other partners participating in the share-based capital stock is limited to their share capital (limited shareholders).
. The non-current assets (excluding financial assets and deferred tax assets) recognized in respect of the affiliated companies domiciled in the USA amounted to 5,993 million euros (previous year: 5,821 million euros)1 .

1 Prior-year figures adjusted (see Recognition and measurement methods).