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.