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.