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Colgate-Palmolive Co (CL.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ian Cook

65 2018 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Noel Wallace

53 2018 President, Chief Operating Officer

Dennis Hickey

69 2018 Vice Chairman of the Board

Franck Moison

64 2016 Vice Chairman

Henning Jakobsen

58 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Controller

Daniel Marsili

57 2016 Chief Human Resource Officer

Peter Skala

58 2018 Executive Vice President, Chief Growth & Strategy Officer

John Huston

63 2010 Senior Vice President - Chief of Staff

Patricia Verduin

58 2011 Chief Technology Officer

Philip Shotts

63 2018 Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Mukul Deoras

54 2015 Chief Marketing Officer

Victoria Dolan

58 2017 Chief Transformation Officer

Jennifer Daniels

56 2014 Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Stephen Sadove

66 2017 Lead Independent Director

Charles Bancroft

58 2017 Independent Director

John Bilbrey

61 2015 Independent Director

John Cahill

60 2005 Independent Director

Helene Gayle

62 2010 Independent Director

Ellen Hancock

75 1988 Independent Director

C. Martin Harris

61 2016 Independent Director

Lorrie Norrington

58 2015 Independent Director

Michael Polk

57 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ian Cook

Mr. Ian M. Cook is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Colgate-Palmolive Company. Mr. Cook has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Colgate since July 2007 and Chairman of the Board since January 2009. Mr. Cook began his career at Colgate in 1976 and progressed through a series of senior marketing and management roles around the world. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2004, with responsibility for operations in North America, Europe, Central Europe, Asia and Africa, and, in 2005, he was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for all Colgate operations worldwide.

Noel Wallace

Mr. Noel R. Wallace is President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for all the Company's operating units. Mr. Wallace, who joined Colgate in 1987, has an accomplished record leading the Company's business units, including its North America and Latin America divisions and its Mexico subsidiary. He was most recently Chief Operating Officer, Global Innovation & Growth and Hill's Pet Nutrition.

Dennis Hickey

Mr. Dennis J. Hickey is Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. 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.

Franck Moison

Mr. Franck J. Moison is no longer Vice Chairman of the Company effective December 31, 2018. 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.

Henning Jakobsen

Mr. Henning I. Jakobsen is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Controller of the Company. Mr. Jakobsen joined the Company in 1989 and held key financial and operating roles at the subsidiary and division levels, including Vice President, Finance for the Company's U.S. operations, before leaving the Company in 2006 to become Chief Financial Officer of Chr. Hansen, a Denmark-based multinational bioscience organization. Mr. Jakobsen rejoined the Company in 2011 to lead the Finance and Strategic Planning function of its European Division and served as Vice President and General Manager of the Company's Nordic Hub from 2014 to September 2017.

Daniel Marsili

Mr. Daniel B. Marsili is a Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company. He was Senior Vice President - Global Human Resources of Colgate-Palmolive Company.

Peter Skala

Mr. Peter Justin Skala is Executive Vice President, Chief Growth & Strategy Officer of the Company. He has been appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Growth & Strategy Officer, leading all the Company's commercial growth functions, including Global Marketing, Customer Development, Technology and Supply Chain, as well as the Company's Sustainability efforts and its recently acquired professional skin care businesses. After joining the Company in 1982, he held a series of increasingly senior leadership positions before successfully leading Colgate's Asia, Latin America and North America divisions. He was most recently Chief Operating Officer, North America, Europe, Africa/Eurasia and Global Sustainability.

John Huston

Patricia Verduin

Philip Shotts

Mr. Philip G. Shotts is Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller of the Company. He joined the Company in 1990 and has held key financial roles at the Company, serving as its Vice President and Assistant Controller since 2003.

Mukul Deoras

Victoria Dolan

Ms. Victoria L. Dolan is a Chief Transformation Officer of Colgate-Palmolive Co. She joined the Company in 2008 as Vice President, Finance and Strategic Planning, Colgate Europe. Ms. Dolan joined Colgate from Marriott International, Inc. (Marriott), where she served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of its vacation ownership division. Prior to joining Marriott in 2000, Ms. Dolan spent nine years at The Coca-Cola Company in several leadership positions that included Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President for the Japan division.

Jennifer Daniels

Ms. Jennifer M. Daniels is a Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of The Colgate-Palmolive Company. She joined Colgate from NCR Corporation, where she was the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from April 2010 to October 2014. Prior to joining NCR, she was the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Barnes & Noble from August 2007 to April 2010. Previously, Jennifer spent nearly seventeen years at IBM, progressing through increasingly senior roles, including leading all Litigation and as General Counsel of IBM Americas. Her last assignment at IBM was Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Chief Trust and Compliance Officer, where she was the company's first Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to joining IBM, Jennifer worked at law firms in New York. She is graduate from University of Pennsylvania, with a B.A. in the year 1985 and J.D form Harvard Law School, 1985.

Stephen Sadove

Mr. Stephen I. Sadove is Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sadove became a founding partner of JW Levin Management Partners LLC, a private equity firm, in 2015. He has also served as Principal of Stephen Sadove and Associates, which provides consulting services to the retail industry, since 2013. Mr. Sadove served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saks Incorporated (“Saks”) from 2007 until 2013. He joined Saks as Vice Chairman in 2002, served as Chief Operating Officer from 2004 to 2006 and was named Chief Executive Officer in 2006. Previously, Mr. Sadove worked for Bristol-Myers Squibb, which he joined in 1991 as President of Clairol in the United States. He later gained additional responsibility for the consumer businesses in Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. In 1996, he was named President of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s worldwide beauty care business and was later named a senior vice president with additional responsibility for Mead Johnson Nutritionals. Mr. Sadove also serves as Chairman of the Board of Hamilton College.

Charles Bancroft

Mr. Charles A. Bancroft is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bancroft has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Global Business Operations of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (“Bristol-Myers Squibb”), a global biopharmaceutical company, since 2016 after serving as Chief Financial Officer of Bristol-Myers Squibb since 2010. Previously, Mr. Bancroft held a series of positions of increasing responsibility within Bristol-Myers Squibb’s finance organization, including international assignments, as well as senior leadership positions in the global pharmaceutical business. Prior to joining Bristol-Myers Squibb in 1984, Mr. Bancroft was an auditor with KPMG.

John Bilbrey

Mr. John P. Bilbrey is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bilbrey has served as Non-Executive Chairman of The Hershey Company (“Hershey”), a multinational consumer food company, since March 2017 after serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hershey from 2011 until his retirement in March 2017, and as Chairman of Hershey since 2015. Mr. Bilbrey joined Hershey as Senior Vice President, President Hershey International in 2003 and served in this role through 2007. He served as Senior Vice President, President Hershey North America from 2007 to 2010 and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2010 to 2011. Prior to joining Hershey, Mr. Bilbrey held executive positions at Mission Foods and Danone Waters of North America, Inc., a division of Groupe Danone, and previously spent 22 years at The Procter & Gamble Company (“Procter & Gamble”). Mr. Bilbrey also serves on the Kansas State University Business School Advisory Council.

John Cahill

Mr. John T. Cahill is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Cahill has served as Vice Chairman of The Kraft Heinz Company, a multinational food and beverage company, since July 2015 after serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (“Kraft”) from December 2014 until its merger with H.J. Heinz Holding Corporation in July 2015. Mr. Cahill previously served as Executive Chairman of Kraft from October 2012, when Kraft was spun off from Kraft Foods Inc., until March 2014, when he was elected Non-Executive Chairman. He served as Executive Chairman of Kraft Foods North America in 2012. Mr. Cahill was an Industrial Partner at Ripplewood Holdings LLC, a private equity firm, from 2008 through 2011. He previously served The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. (“PBG”) in a variety of leadership positions culminating in Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He also held multiple senior financial and operating leadership positions at PepsiCo Inc. (“PepsiCo”).

Helene Gayle

Dr. Helene D. Gayle, M.D, is Independent Director of Colgate-Palmolive Company. Dr. Gayle has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Chicago Community Trust, a community foundation dedicated to improving the Chicago region through strategic grant making, civic engagement and inspiring philanthropy, since October 2017. Dr. Gayle previously served as Chief Executive Officer of McKinsey Social Initiative from 2015 to 2017 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of CARE USA from 2006 to 2015. From 2001 to 2006, she was an executive in the Global Health program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Gayle began her career in public health at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control in 1984 and held positions of increasing responsibility over her 20-year tenure there, ultimately becoming the director of the National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention and achieving the rank of Assistant Surgeon General and Rear Admiral in the United States Public Health Service. Dr. Gayle also serves on the boards of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Rockefeller Foundation, New America and the Brookings Institution. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Academy of Medicine and the American Public Health Association.

Ellen Hancock

Mrs. Ellen M. Hancock is Independent Director of Colgate-Palmolive Company. Mrs. Hancock served as the President of Jazz Technologies, Inc. and President and Chief Operating Officer of its predecessor Acquicor Technology Inc. from 2005 to 2007. She was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Exodus Communications, Inc. (“Exodus”), a public company specializing in computer network and internet systems she joined in 1998, from 2000 to 2001. Mrs. Hancock began her career at International Business Machines Corporation (“IBM”), where she spent nearly 30 years in various staff, managerial and executive roles including Senior Vice President and Group Executive. Mrs. Hancock serves as Chairman of the Board of Marist College and as a trustee of Santa Clara University. She is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

C. Martin Harris

Dr. C. Martin Harris M.D. , is Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Harris has served as Associate Vice President of the Health Enterprise and Chief Business Officer of the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin since December 2016. Dr. Harris previously served as Chief Information Officer and Chairman of the Information Technology Division of The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, a non-profit academic medical center, and a Staff Physician for The Cleveland Clinic Hospital and The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Department of General Internal Medicine from 1996 to 2016. Additionally, from 2000 to 2016, he was Executive Director of e-Cleveland Clinic, a series of e-health clinical programs offered over the internet. Prior to joining the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Harris spent 14 years with the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Lorrie Norrington

Ms. Lorrie M. Norrington is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Norrington has served as an Operating Partner of Lead Edge Capital LLC, a growth equity investment firm, since 2013. Ms. Norrington previously served in several senior management roles at eBay from 2005 to 2010, including President of Global eBay Marketplaces, Chief Operating Officer of eBay Marketplaces, President of eBay International and CEO of Shopping.com. Prior to joining eBay, Ms. Norrington held senior positions at Intuit Inc. (“Intuit”). Prior to Intuit, she was a company officer and held a number of global operating roles, including CEO of GE FANUC, at General Electric Company (“General Electric”) over an almost 20-year period.

Michael Polk

Mr. Michael B. Polk is Independent Director of Colgate-Palmolive Company. Mr. Polk has served as Chief Executive Officer of Newell Brands Inc. (“Newell”), a multinational consumer goods company, since April 2016 after serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Newell Rubbermaid Inc. from 2011 until its merger with Jarden Corporation in 2016. From 2003 to 2011, Mr. Polk held a series of key positions at Unilever, including President, Global Foods, Home and Personal Care. Previously, Mr. Polk spent 16 years at Kraft Foods Inc. (“Kraft Foods”), serving as President, Asia Pacific Region, Kraft Foods International and President, Nabisco Biscuit & Snacks, Kraft Foods North America, and three years at Procter & Gamble.