John Hazlin became President, Africa/Eurasia, in 2019. Previously he served as Vice President and General Manager, Global Personal Care & Home Care. John joined Colgate in 1997 as part of the Global Marketing Development Program after completing a Colgate internship in 1996. He progressed through multiple Marketing and management positions that saw him leading successful teams in New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Ireland, the UK and the U.S. His drive to accelerate sales and profits while simplifying the business has been a core theme of his career. John graduated from Duke University and holds an MBA from New York University.