Having managed Colgate businesses on four continents, John Kooyman brings extensive global experience to his Chief of Staff role, attained in 2020. Prior to this role, John was Chief Marketing Officer, leading the Global Marketing organization and helping to shape our 2025 Growth Strategy. John joined Colgate in 1993 and progressed through Marketing and General Management roles of increasing responsibility, leading teams across North America, Europe, Africa and Latin America. He has championed strategic planning, cross-functional collaboration and robust innovation throughout his career. John holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.