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-India & South Asia

                              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-Europe

                              Peter Brons-Poulsen*
                              President, Europe Division

                              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, Colgate-Africa/Eurasia

                              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

                              Cathy Dillane
                              VP, Colgate-Latin America

                              Julie Dillon
                              VP & GM, Colgate-South Pacific

                              Philip Durocher
                              VP & GM, Colgate-Northern Europe

                              John Faucher*
                              SVP, Investor Relations

                              Kim Faulker
                              VP, Colgate-Latin America

                              Jean-Luc Fischer*
                              President, North America Division & 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, 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

                              N. Jay Jayaraman
                              VP, Global R&D

                              Eugene Kelly
                              VP, Global Diversity & Inclusion

                              Iain Kielty
                              VP, Colgate-Asia Pacific

                              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, Colgate-Europe

                              Paul McGarry
                              VP, Global Information Technology

                              Thomas Mintel
                              VP, Global R&D

                              Pascal Montilus
                              VP, Colgate-North America

                              Anne-Marie Motte
                              VP & GM, Colgate-North America

                              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

                              Nancy Pak
                              VP & GM, Tom's of Maine

                              Prabha Parameswaran*
                              President, Colgate-Europe

                              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, Colgate-Asia Pacific

                              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, Hill's Pet Nutrition

                              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 & GM, Colgate-Western Europe

                              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

                              Panagiotis Tsourapas*
                              President, Colgate-Latin America

                              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, Latin America Division

                              Joanna Zucker
                              VP & GM, PCA Skin



                            Last Updated: August 2019.