Executive Team

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                                    Ian Cook*

                                    Executive Chairman

                                    Mr. Cook served as Colgate-Palmolive’s President and Chief Executive Officer from 2007 to July 2018 and Chief Executive Officer from July 2018 to April 2019. Mr. Cook joined Colgate-Palmolive in the United Kingdom in 1976 and progressed through a series of senior management roles around the world. He became Chief Operating Officer in 2004, with responsibility for operations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa. In 2005, he was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for all Colgate-Palmolive operations worldwide. Elected director in 2007, Chairman in 2009 and Executive Chairman in 2019.


                                    Noel Wallace*

                                    President and Chief Executive Officer

                                    Mr. Wallace became President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2019 after having been President and Chief Operating Officer from July 2018 to April 2019, responsible for all of the Company’s operating units worldwide.  He joined Colgate-Palmolive in 1987 and progressed through a number of global positions in marketing and general management. In 2002, he was appointed to Vice President and General Manager of the Global Toothbrush Division. Following that assignment he led the Colgate business in Mexico and in 2010, became President, Colgate North America, including responsibility for Colgate’s Global Sustainability strategy. In 2013, he became President, Colgate Latin America and in 2016 was promoted to Chief Operating Officer, Global Innovation & Growth and Hill’s Pet Nutrition. Elected director in 2019.


                                    Jennifer M. Daniels*

                                    Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

                                    Ms. Daniels joined Colgate-Palmolive in 2014 from NCR Corporation, where she was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining NCR in 2010, she was General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Barnes & Noble, Inc. Previously, Ms. Daniels spent nearly seventeen years at IBM. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Law School.


                                    Henning Jakobsen*

                                    Chief Financial Officer

                                    Mr. Jakobsen became CFO in May 2018 having most recently been Colgate-Palmolive's Vice President and Corporate Controller since 2017. He joined the Company in 1989, and has held key financial positions for the Company's European and North American business units, as well as General Manager assignments in Africa and Europe. In 2006 he became Chief Financial Officer of Chr. Hansen, a Denmark-based multinational bioscience organization, before rejoining Colgate in 2011.


                                    Prabha Parameswaran*

                                    Group President, Global Innovation Group & Africa-Eurasia

                                    Ms. Parameswaran became Group President, Global Innovation Group & Africa-Eurasia in August 2019 after having been President, Colgate Europe since 2016. She joined Colgate-Palmolive in 1995 in India and progressed through a series of marketing positions in India, the Global Oral Care and Toothbrush Divisions, Asia and Mexico. She next led Colgate’s business in India as Vice President & General Manager starting in 2012 and, in 2014, became President, Colgate Africa/Eurasia.


                                    Panagiotis Tsourapas*

                                    Group President, Latin America & Asia Pacific

                                    Mr. Tsourapas became Group President, Latin America & Asia Pacific in August 2019 after having been President, Latin America since 2016. He joined Colgate-Palmolive in 1992 in Greece and progressed through a series of marketing and customer development positions in Greece and Colgate Europe. He next led Colgate’s business in Greece as Vice President & General Manager starting in 2005 and the Global Toothbrush Division starting in 2010 before becoming President, Colgate Africa/Eurasia in 2012 and President, Colgate Europe/South Pacific in 2014.


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                                      *Corporate Officer

                                      Issam Bachaalani
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-Eurasia

                                      Daniel Bagley
                                      VP, Global R&D

                                      Dave Baloga
                                      VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition

                                      Donald Beatty
                                      VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition

                                      Angel Dario Belalcazar
                                      VP, Global R&D

                                      Joseph M. Bertolini*
                                      VP, Global Finance

                                      Tim Booher
                                      VP, CISO & Global Analytics

                                      Jose Borrell
                                      VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition

                                      Yves Briantais
                                      VP, Colgate-Asia Pacific

                                      Peter Brons-Poulsen*
                                      President, Colgate-Europe

                                      Marsha Butler
                                      VP, Global Oral Care

                                      Scott Cain
                                      VP, Global Finance

                                      Scott Campbell
                                      VP, Global Marketing

                                      Burc Cankat
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-North Africa/Middle East & Turkey

                                      Maria Paula Capuzzo
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-Brazil

                                      Rosario Carlino
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-East Africa

                                      Maria Elisa Carvajal
                                      VP & GM, Global Oral Care

                                      Martin J. Collins
                                      VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition

                                      Michael A. Corbo*
                                      Chief Supply Chain Officer

                                      Mike Crowe* 
                                      Chief Information Officer

                                      Rich Cuprys
                                      VP, Global R&D

                                      Paula Davis
                                      VP & Chief Communications Officer

                                      Pierre Denis
                                      VP, Global R&D

                                      Mukul Deoras*
                                      President, Colgate-Asia Pacific

                                      Julie Dillon
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-South Pacific

                                      Philip Durocher
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-Northern Europe

                                      John Faucher*
                                      Chief Investor Relations Officer

                                      Kim Faulker
                                      VP, Colgate-Latin America

                                      Jean-Luc Fischer*
                                      President, Colgate-North America & Global Sustainability

                                      Betsy Fishbone
                                      VP, Global Legal                                                                       

                                      Laura Flavin
                                      VP, Global Human Resources

                                      Nadine Flynn
                                      VP, Global Legal

                                      David Foster
                                      VP, Global Information Technology

                                      Diana Geofroy
                                      VP, Colgate-Mexico

                                      Corrado Giaquinto
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-Malaysia Group

                                      Derek Gordon
                                      VP & GM, Global Toothbrush

                                      Taylor Gordy
                                      Chief Customer Officer

                                      Peter Graylin
                                      VP, Global Legal

                                      Valerie Haliburton
                                      VP, Global Ethics & Compliance

                                      Elise Halvorson
                                      VP, Enterprise Risk Management

                                      John Hazlin*
                                      President, Colgate-Africa/Eurasia

                                      Astrid Hermann
                                      VP, Colgate-North America

                                      Raymond Ho
                                      VP, Colgate-Asia Pacific

                                      Robert Hofmann
                                      VP, Colgate-Europe & Africa/Eurasia

                                      Henry Hu
                                      VP, Colgate-Asia Pacific

                                      Nina Huffman
                                      VP, Global Legal

                                      Traci Hughes-Velez
                                      VP, Colgate-Europe

                                      John J. Huston*
                                      SVP, Chief of Staff

                                      Kristi Hutchinson
                                      VP, Global Legal

                                      Eugene Kelly
                                      VP, Global Diversity & Inclusion

                                      Iain Kielty
                                      VP, Global Finance

                                      Brian King
                                      VP, Colgate-U.S. Company

                                      Charalabos Klados
                                      VP, Global Legal

                                      Raj Kohli
                                      VP, Global R&D

                                      John Kooyman*
                                      Chief Marketing Officer

                                      Wojciech Krol
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-Central Europe East

                                      Al Lee*
                                      Chief Internal Governance Officer

                                      Adriana Leite
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-Southern Cone

                                      Stephane Lionnet*
                                      VP & Treasurer

                                      Javier Llinas
                                      VP, Global Information Technology

                                      Moira Loten
                                      VP, Global Oral Care

                                      Gregory Malcolm
                                      VP, Chief Business Services Officer

                                      Daniel B. Marsili*
                                      Chief Human Resources Officer

                                      Cesar Martinez
                                      VP, Colgate-Africa/Eurasia

                                      Pablo Mascolo
                                      VP, Colgate-Latin America

                                      Sally Massey
                                      VP, Global Human Resources

                                      Gerald Mastio
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-Western Europe

                                      Paul McGarry
                                      VP, Global Information Technology

                                      Thomas Mintel
                                      VP, Global R&D

                                      Pascal Montilus
                                      VP, Colgate-North America

                                      Anne-Marie Motte
                                      VP & GM, Global Personal Care & Home Care

                                      Francisco Munoz
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-Central America

                                      Josue M. Munoz
                                      VP, Global Supply Chain

                                      Vinod Nambiar
                                      Division President

                                      Eddie Niem
                                      VP & GM, Hawley & Hazel

                                      Jesper Nordengaard*
                                      President, Hill's Pet Nutrition

                                      Godfrey Nthunzi
                                      VP, Colgate-Africa/Eurasia

                                      Edward Oblon
                                      VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition

                                      Terrell Partee
                                      VP, Global R&D

                                      Hector Pedraza
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-Andina

                                      Brent Peterson
                                      VP, Global Human Resources

                                      Spencer Pingel
                                      VP, Global Marketing

                                      Massimo Poli
                                      VP &  GM, Colgate-Mexico

                                      Warren Pruitt
                                      VP, Global Supply Chain

                                      Ram Raghavan
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-India & South Asia

                                      Riccardo Ricci
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-Southern Europe

                                      Lauren Richardson
                                      Chief Procurement Officer

                                      Chad D. Riley
                                      VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition, U.S.

                                      Nancy Rolph
                                      VP, Chief Security Officer

                                      Michele Ross
                                      VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition

                                      Paolo Rossetto
                                      VP, Colgate-Europe

                                      Debashish Roy
                                      VP, Colgate-Africa/Eurasia

                                      Maria Ryan
                                      Chief Dental Officer

                                      Bernal Saborio
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-Caribbean

                                      Arvind Sachdev
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-Philippines

                                      Ivan Sandoval
                                      VP, Global Legal

                                      David Scharf
                                      VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition

                                      Dany Schmidt
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-Central Europe West

                                      Sara Scrittore
                                      VP, Colgate-Asia Pacific

                                      Mori Seguchi
                                      VP & GM, Hill's Pet Nutrition-Japan

                                      Alain Semeneri
                                      VP & GM, Hill's Pet Nutrition-Europe & Russia

                                      Jose Fernando Serrano
                                      VP, Colgate-Latin America

                                      Andrew Shepard
                                      VP, Global Skin Health

                                      Philip Shotts*
                                      VP & Controller

                                      Luciano Sieber
                                      VP, Colgate-Europe & Africa/Eurasia

                                      Lynne Tapper
                                      VP, Global Human Resources

                                      Orlando Tenorio
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-South Africa

                                      Richard Thorogood
                                      VP, Global Insights

                                      Linda Topping
                                      VP, Global Supply Chain

                                      Ann Tracy
                                      VP, Global Supply Chain

                                      Bill Van de Graaf
                                      VP, Colgate-North America

                                      Patricia Verduin*
                                      Chief Technology Officer

                                      Mauro Watanabe
                                      VP, Colgate-Asia Pacific

                                      Cliff Wilkins
                                      VP, Global Legal

                                      Dan Wish
                                      VP, Global Marketing

                                      Alan Wolpert
                                      VP, Colgate-Latin America

                                      Winnie Wong
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-Greater China

                                      Ruben Young
                                      VP & GM, Colgate-Greater Indo-China

                                      Juan Pablo Zamorano*
                                      President, Colgate-Latin America

                                      Joanna Zucker
                                      VP & GM, PCA Skin


                                    Last Updated: January 2020.