Our Company:  Executive Management Team

Executive Management Team
Ian M. Cook*
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Cook joined Colgate in the United Kingdom in 1976 and progressed through a series of senior marketing and management roles around the world. He became Chief Operating Officer in 2004, with responsibility for operations in North America, Europe, Central Europe, Asia and Africa. In 2005, Mr. Cook was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for all Colgate operations worldwide and was elected President and Chief Executive Officer in 2007. He was elected director in 2007 and Chairman, effective January 1, 2009.      
Franck J. Moison*
Vice Chairman
After joining Colgate in France in 1978, Mr. Moison advanced through marketing and management positions in Colgate-Europe and at the corporate level. From 2007 to 2010 he provided leadership for Global Marketing, Supply Chain and Technology. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer, Emerging Markets in 2010 with expanded responsibility for Business Development in 2013. Mr. Moison continues to lead Colgate’s operations in Asia Pacific, Latin America and Business Development.      
Dennis Hickey*
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Hickey became CFO in January 2011, having most recently been Colgate’s Vice President and Corporate Controller since 1998. Since joining Colgate in 1977, Mr. Hickey has held key financial positions for the Company’s European and North American business units, the Corporate Audit unit and a variety of business strategy leadership assignments.      
Jennifer M. Daniels*
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Ms. Daniels joined Colgate 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.      
P. Justin Skala*
Chief Operating Officer, North America, Europe, Africa/Eurasia and Global Sustainability
Mr. Skala joined Colgate in 1982 and held numerous positions of increasing responsibility in marketing, sales and general management with both the Colgate and Hill’s organizations. In 2010 he became President, Colgate Latin America and in 2013 was appointed President, North America and Global Sustainability with responsibility for Colgate U.S., Colgate Canada, Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals and Tom’s of Maine. Mr. Skala became Chief Operating Officer in 2016.      
Noel Wallace*
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Wallace joined Colgate 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 businesses in Mexico and North America including responsibility for Colgate’s Global Sustainability strategy. In 2013 he became the President of Colgate Latin America before assuming his current role in 2016.      
Issam  Bachaalani
VP & GM, Colgate-India & South Asia
Daniel  Bagley
VP, Global R&D
Don  Beatty
VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition
Angel Dario Belalcazar
VP, Global R&D
Andrea  Bernard
VP, Global Legal
Joseph M. Bertolini
VP, Global Finance
Peter  Brons-Poulsen*
President & CEO, Hill's Pet Nutrition
Marsha  Butler
VP, Global Oral Care
Scott  Cain
VP, Global Finance
Burc  Cankat
VP & GM, Colgate-Russia & Central Asia
James  Capraro
VP, Global Information Technology
Rino  Carlino
VP, Colgate-Africa/Eurasia
Antonio  Caro
President & GM, Hill's Pet Nutrition-Europe & Russia
Maria Elisa  Carvajal
VP, Global Marketing
Natasha  Chen
VP & GM, Colgate-Southern Europe
Constantina  Christopoulou
VP, Global R&D
Marty  Collins
VP, Global Legal
Michael A. Corbo*
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Mike  Crowe
Chief Information Officer
Rich  Cuprys
VP, Global R&D
Marianne  DeLorenzo
VP, Global Information Technology
Mukul  Deoras*
Chief Marketing Officer
William  DeVizio
Chief Dental Officer
Robert W.  Dietz
VP, Global Facilities
Cathy  Dillane
VP, Colgate-Latin America
Julie  Dillon
VP & GM, Colgate-North America
Victoria  Dolan*
Chief Transformation Officer & Corporate Controller
Gordon  Dumesich
VP & GM, Hill's Pet Nutrition -Japan
Philip  Durocher
VP & GM, Colgate-UK & Ireland
Bradley  Farr
VP & GM, Colgate-South Africa
John  Faucher
SVP, Investor Relations
Jean-Luc  Fischer
President, Colgate-Africa/Eurasia
Betsy  Fishbone
VP, Global Legal
Laura  Flavin
VP, Global Human Resources
Nadine  Flynn
VP, Global Legal
Scott  Geldart
VP & GM, Colgate-North Africa & Middle East
Diana  Geofroy
VP, Colgate-Mexico
Derek  Gordon
VP & GM, Colgate-Canada
Taylor  Gordy
VP, Colgate- North America
Peter  Graylin
VP, Global Legal
Thomas  Greene*
Chief Information & Business Services Officer
Jan  Guifarro
VP, Corporate Communications & Community Giving
Elise  Halvorson
VP, Enterprise Risk Management
Suzan F. Harrison*
President, Global Oral Care
John  Hazlin
VP, Colgate-Africa/Eurasia
Raymond  Ho
VP, Colgate-Asia Pacific
Robert  Hoffman
VP, Colgate-Asia Pacific
Bob  Holland
VP, Ethics & Compliance
Henry  Hu
VP, Colgate-Asia Pacific
Nina  Huffman
VP, Global Legal
Traci  Hughes-Velez
VP, Colgate-Europe
John J. Huston*
SVP, Chief of Staff
Henning  Jakobsen
VP & GM, Colgate-Nordic
N. Jay  Jayaraman
VP, Global Technology
Elyse  Kane
VP, Colgate-North America
Eugene  Kelly
VP, Global Diversity & Inclusion
Iain  Kielty
VP, Colgate-Asia Pacific
Raj  Kohli
VP, Global R&D
Kostas  Kontopanos
President, Hill's Pet Nutrition, North America
John  Kooyman
VP, Colgate- North America
Wojciech  Krol
VP & GM, Colgate-Central Europe East
Andrea  Lagioia
VP & GM, Colgate-Brazil
Stephen  Lau
VP & GM, Colgate-Philippines
Al  Lee*
Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
Adriana  Leite
VP & GM, Colgate-Southern Cone
Stephane  Lionnet
VP, Colgate-North America
Javier  Llinas
VP, Global Information Technology
Diane  Loiselle
VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition
Moira  Loten
VP, Global Oral Care
Daniel B. Marsili*
Chief Human Resources Officer
Pablo  Mascolo
VP, Colgate-Latin America
Sally  Massey
VP, Global Human Resources
Paul  McGarry
VP, Global Information Technology
Lori  Michelin
VP, Global Sustainability & Environmental, Health & Safety
Thomas  Mintel
VP, Global Toothbrush
Pascal  Montilus
VP, Colgate-North America
Josue  Munoz
VP, Global Supply Chain
Francisco  Munoz Ramirez
VP & GM, Colgate-Venezuela
Vinod  Nambiar*
President, Colgate-Asia Pacific
Debra  Nichols
VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition
Eddie  Niem
VP & GM, Hawley & Hazel
Jesper  Nordengaard
VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition
Edward  Oblon
VP, Hill’s Pet Nutrition
Elaine  Paik*
VP & Corporate Treasurer
Prabha  Parameswaran*
President, Colgate-Europe
Ellen  Park
VP, Global Legal
Terrell  Partee
VP, Global R&D
Chris E. Pedersen
VP & GM, Colgate-South Pacific
Hector  Pedraza
VP & GM, Colgate-Andina
Brent  Peterson
VP, Global Human Resources
Robert C. Pierce
VP, Global R&D
Spencer  Pingel
VP, Global Analytics
Massimo  Poli
VP, Colgate-Latin America
Warren  Pruitt
VP, Global Supply Chain
Ricardo  Ramos
VP & GM, Colgate-Mexico
Christopher  Rector
VP & GM, Global Toothbrush Division
Riccardo  Ricci
VP, Colgate-Europe
Lauren  Richardson
VP, Global Supply Chain
Michele  Ross
VP, Colgate-Africa/Eurasia
Debashish  Roy
VP, Colgate-Africa/Eurasia
Caroline  Rudd
VP, Global Oral Care
Bernal  Saborio
VP & GM, Colgate-Caribbean
Arvind  Sachdev
VP & GM, Colgate-Greater China
Ivan  Sandoval
VP, Global Legal
David  Scharf
VP & GM, Colgate-Central America
Dany  Schmidt
VP & GM, Colgate-Central Europe West
Sara  Scrittore
VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition
Julio  Semanate
VP, Colgate-Latin America
Alain  Semeneri
Chief Customer Officer
Jose Fernando  Serrano
VP, Colgate-Latin America
Andrew  Shepard
VP & GM, Colgate-Western Europe
Philip  Shotts
VP, Global Finance
Michael  Sload
VP & GM, Global Personal Care
Andreas  Somers
VP, Global R&D
Rick  Spann
VP, Global Supply Chain
Vangelis  Spyridakos
VP, Colgate-Europe
Tina  Stoian
VP, Colgate-Europe
Neil  Stout
VP, Global Toothbrush
Lynne  Tapper
VP, Global Human Resources
Orlando  Tenorio
VP, Colgate-Asia Pacific
Bina  Thompson*
Chief Investor Relations Officer
Richard  Thorogood
VP, Global Insights
Linda  Topping
VP, Global Supply Chain
Ann  Tracy
VP, Colgate-Europe
Panagiotis  Tsourapas*
President, Colgate-Latin America
Bill  Van de Graaf
VP & GM, Colgate-North America
Patricia  Verduin*
Chief Technology Officer
Lucie Claire  Vincent
VP & GM, Global Home Care
Cliff  Wilkins
VP, Global Legal
Ruben  Young
VP & GM, Colgate-Greater Indo-China
Juan Pablo  Zamorano
President, Colgate-North America
Alberico  Zenzola
VP, Global Supply Chain
Julie  Zerbe
VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition
*Corporate Officer
Last Updated: October 2016

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