Kathryn Layser

Head of Business Development & Application Engineering Americas


Kate Layser joined Henkel (National Starch & Chemical at the time) in 2005 after completing her Chemical Engineering Degree from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. She currently manages Henkel’s Printed Electronics business in North America. Kate has spent her entire career within Henkel and has held a number of different roles. She began in field technical service and management in the Milwaukee area serving all industrial adhesive applications in the mid-west. She later moved to the east coast and into Business & Market Development serving various markets including packaging, tapes, labels and graphics. She currently lives outside of Philadelphia, PA with her husband and 3 children. She loves traveling, reading, and playing golf!