NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) today announced the following new
appointments for three current senior executives, effective April 1,
Mr. P. Justin Skala, 56, is appointed Chief Operating Officer, North
America, Europe, Africa/Eurasia and Global Sustainability. Mr. Skala was
most recently President, Colgate-North America and Global
Sustainability, and previously was President, Colgate-Latin America from
July 2010 through September 2013. His earlier assignments include senior
marketing and general management roles at Colgate and Hill's in the
U.S., Asia and Europe. He joined the Company in 1982.
Mr. Noel R. Wallace, 51, is appointed Chief Operating Officer, Global
Innovation & Growth and Hill's Pet Nutrition, including leadership of
the Company's Global Marketing, Research and Development, Global
Manufacturing and Customer Development organizations. Mr. Wallace was
most recently President, Colgate-Latin America and previously served as
President, Colgate-North America and Global Sustainability from February
2010 through September 2013. His earlier assignments include senior
marketing and general management roles in the U.S., Latin America, South
Africa and Central Europe. He joined Colgate in 1987.
Mr. Franck J. Moison, 62, is appointed Vice Chairman overseeing the
Company's business in Asia Pacific and Latin America, and its Business
Development efforts. Mr. Moison had been Chief Operating Officer,
Emerging Markets and Business Development since December 2013. He first
assumed Chief Operating Officer responsibilities in January 2012,
following senior marketing and general management roles in the U.S. and
Europe, including President, Colgate-Europe. He joined Colgate in 1978.
In commenting on these appointments, Colgate's Chairman, President and
CEO Ian Cook said, "These three executives exemplify the experience and
versatility of our management teams all around the world. Given their
past records of success, we are confident that their new assignments
will help us further strengthen our worldwide capabilities and advance
our business strategy."
Mr. Cook also extended congratulations to Mr. Fabian T. Garcia, formerly
Chief Operating Officer, Global Innovation & Growth, Europe/South
Pacific and Hill's Pet Nutrition, who has announced his departure from
Colgate to assume a leadership role outside the Company. "We offer
sincere thanks to Fabian for over a decade of contributions to Colgate
and wish him every success as he takes on his new responsibilities."
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About Colgate-Palmolive: Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer
products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care
and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and
territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand
names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso,
Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, and
Suavitel, as well as Hill's Science Diet, Hill's Prescription Diet and
Hill's Ideal Balance. For more information about Colgate's global
business, visit the Company's website at http://www.colgatepalmolive.com.
To learn more about Colgate's global oral health education program,
Bright Smiles, Bright Futures™, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com.
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Bina Thompson, 212-310-3072
Source: Colgate-Palmolive Company
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