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.