Executive Team

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  • Ian Cook*

    Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

    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, Central Europe, Asia and Africa. In 2005, Mr. Cook was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for all Colgate-Palmolive operations worldwide, and was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in 2007. Elected director in 2007 and Chairman in 2009.

  • Franck J. Moison*

    Vice Chairman

    After joining Colgate-Palmolive 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-Palmolive's Vice President and Corporate Controller since 1998.
    Since joining Colgate-Palmolive 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-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.
  • P. Justin Skala*

    Chief Operating Officer, North America, Europe, Africa/Eurasia and Global Sustainability

    Mr. Skala joined Colgate-Palmolive 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, Global Innovation & Growth and Hill's Pet Nutrition

    Mr. Wallace 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 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.
  • *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

  • Andrea Bernard

    VP, Global Legal

  • Joseph M. Bertolini

    VP, Global Finance

  • Yves Briantais

    VP, Global Packaging & Design

  • 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

  • Rosario Carlino

    VP, Colgate-Africa/Eurasia

  • Maria Elisa Carvajal

    VP, Global Marketing Communications

  • Natasha Chen

    VP & GM, Colgate-Southern Europe

  • Constantina Christopoulou

    VP, Global R&D

  • 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

  • Marianne DeLorenzo

    VP, Global Information Technology

  • Mukul Deoras*

    Chief Marketing Officer

  • Cathy Dillane

    VP, Colgate-Latin America

  • Julie Dillon

    VP & GM, Colgate-North America

  • Victoria Dolan*

    Chief Transformation Officer

  • Philip Durocher

    VP & GM, Colgate-UK & Ireland

  • 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

  • David Foster

    VP, Global Information Technology

  • 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 & GM, Global Personal Care

  • Raymond Ho

    VP, Colgate-Asia Pacific

  • Robert Hofmann

    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 & Corporate Controller

  • N. Jay Jayaraman

    VP, Global Technology

  • Elyse Kane

    VP, Colgate-North America

  • Eugene Kelly

    VP, Global Diversity & Inclusion

  • Iain Kielty

    VP, Colgate-Asia Pacific

  • Charalabos Klados

    VP, Global Legal

  • Raj Kohli

    VP, Global R&D

  • 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-Greater China

  • 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

  • Gregory Malcolm

    VP, Corporate Audit

  • Daniel B. Marsili*

    Chief Human Resources Officer

  • Pablo Mascolo

    VP, Colgate-Latin America

  • Sally Massey

    VP, Global Human Resources

  • Lisa Mather

    VP, Global Legal

  • Paul McGarry

    VP, Global Information Technology

  • Lori Michelin

    VP, Global Sustainability & Environmental, Health & Safety

  • Thomas Mintel

    VP, Global Toothbrush Division

  • Pascal Montilus

    VP, Colgate-North America

  • Anne-Marie Motte

    VP & GM, Colgate-North America

  • Francisco Munoz

    VP & GM, Colgate-Venezuela

  • Josue M. Munoz

    VP, Global Supply Chain

  • Vinod Nambiar*

    President, Colgate-Asia Pacific

  • Eddie Niem

    VP & GM, Hawley & Hazel

  • Jesper Nordengaard

    VP & GM, Hill's Pet Nutrition, U.S.

  • Godfrey Nthunzi

    VP, Colgate-Africa/Eurasia

  • Edward Oblon

    VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition

  • Elaine Paik*

    VP & Corporate Treasurer

  • Nancy Pak

    VP & GM, Tom's of Maine

  • Prabha Parameswaran*

    President, Colgate-Europe

  • 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

    President, Colgate-Mexico

  • Christopher Rector

    VP & GM, Global Toothbrush

  • Riccardo Ricci

    VP, Colgate-Europe

  • Lauren Richardson

    Chief Procurement Officer

  • Michele Ross

    VP, Colgate-Africa/Eurasia

  • Paolo Rossetto

    VP, Colgate-Europe

  • Debashish Roy

    VP, Colgate-Africa/Eurasia

  • Maria Emanuel Ryan

    VP & Chief Dental Officer

  • Bernal Saborio

    VP & GM, Colgate-Caribbean

  • Arvind Sachdev

    VP & GM, Colgate-Philippines

  • 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

  • Mori Seguchi

    VP & GM, Hill's Pet Nutrition-Japan

  • Julio Semanate

    VP, Colgate-Latin America

  • Alain Semeneri

    VP & GM, Hill's Pet Nutrition-Greater Europe & Russia

  • Jose Fernando Serrano

    VP, Colgate-Latin America

  • Andrew Shepard

    VP & GM, Colgate-Western Europe

  • Philip Shotts

    VP, Global Finance

  • Neil Stout

    VP, Global Toothbrush

  • 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, 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

  • Alan Wolpert

    VP & GM, Colgate-Eurasia

  • Ruben Young

    VP & GM, Colgate-Greater Indo-China

  • Juan Pablo Zamorano*

    President, Colgate-North America

  • Alberico Zenzola

    VP, Global Supply Chain