In 2018, Phil Shotts became Vice President and Controller responsible for all aspects of accounting and financial reporting operations as well as internal control. Previously he served as Vice President, Assistant Corporate Controller, overseeing implementation of new accounting pronouncements and redesigned internal controls for new global business processes. Phil also led our Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Program. He joined Colgate in 1990 and progressed through a series of financial roles of increasing responsibility, including a stint as Chief Financial Officer of Colgate Turkiye in Istanbul. Phil is a Certified Public Accountant and holds an MBA from Pace University.