SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section
14(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Amendment No. )
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[LETTER TO CERTAIN HOLDERS OF COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY STOCK]
IMPORTANT REMINDER TO STOCKHOLDERS
|April 14, 2022|
DEAR FELLOW COLGATE STOCKHOLDER:
You should have received your proxy materials in connection with Colgate-Palmolive Company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held via live webcast on Friday, May 6, 2022. According to our records, your vote for this meeting has not been received. Regardless of the number of shares you own, it is important that they are represented and voted at the annual meeting.
Please take a moment to vote your proxy at your earliest convenience. You should read carefully and consider the information contained in the Company’s Proxy Statement.
Since the Annual Meeting is fast approaching, we encourage you to vote by any one of the three methods listed below:
|1.||Vote by Internet: Go to the website www.proxyvote.com, have your control number listed on the enclosed notice card available and follow the simple instructions.|
|2.||Vote by Telephone: Call 1-800-690-6903 (toll-free), have your control number listed on the enclosed notice card available and follow the simple instructions.|
|3.||Vote by Mail: Vote, sign, date and mail the enclosed notice card in the postage-paid envelope without delay to ensure your vote is counted. If you have voted by internet or telephone, please do not return the notice card.|
YOUR VOTE IS IMPORTANT. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR VOTING INSTRUCTIONS BY INTERNET, TELEPHONE OR MAIL SO WE RECEIVE THEM BY 11:59 P.M., EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME, ON THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2022.
Thank you for your response.
Jennifer M. Daniels
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
300 PARK AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10022-7499
Your Vote Counts!
2022 Annual Meeting to be held on May 6, 2022
Deadline to vote prior to the Annual Meeting is
May 5, 2022 11:59 PM ET
You hold shares in COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY and it’s time to vote!
You have the right to vote on proposals being presented at the Annual Meeting. This is an important notice regarding the availability of proxy material for the stockholder meeting to be held on May 6, 2022.
Get informed before you vote
View the Notice of 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and Proxy Statement and 2021 Annual Report online at www.ProxyVote.com OR you can receive a free paper or email copy of the material(s) by requesting prior to April 22, 2022. If you would like to request a copy of the material(s) for this and/or future stockholder meetings, you may (1) visit www.ProxyVote.com, (2) call 1-800-579-1639 or (3) send an email to email@example.com. If sending an email, please include your control number (indicated below) in the subject line. Unless requested, you will not otherwise receive a paper or email copy.
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Vote During the Virtual
Point your camera
here and vote without
entering a control
Mark, sign and date this
form and submit it with
your prepaid envelope
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|*||Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements for meeting attendance.|
Proxy Solicited by the Board of Directors
for Annual Meeting on May 6, 2022
The undersigned hereby appoints as proxies, with full power of substitution to each, LORRIE M. NORRINGTON, STEPHEN I. SADOVE and NOEL R. WALLACE (the Proxy Committee) to vote as designated below all shares that the undersigned would be entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Company to be held via live webcast on May 6, 2022 or at any adjournments thereof. Action hereunder may be taken by a majority of said proxies or their substitutes who are present, or if only one be present, then by that one.
You are encouraged to specify your choices by marking the appropriate boxes, SEE BELOW. If no direction is made, this proxy will be voted in accordance with the Board of Directors’ recommendations as set forth below. The Proxy Committee cannot vote the shares unless you sign and return this card or vote by internet or telephone in accordance with the applicable instructions.
|Voting Items||Recommends||Voting Options|
|1.||Election of directors|
|1a.||John P. Bilbrey||For||☐||☐||☐|
|1b.||John T. Cahill||For||☐||☐||☐|
|1c.||Lisa M. Edwards||For||☐||☐||☐|
|1d.||C. Martin Harris||For||☐||☐||☐|
|1f.||Kimberly A. Nelson||For||☐||☐||☐|
|1g.||Lorrie M. Norrington||For||☐||☐||☐|
|1h.||Michael B. Polk||For||☐||☐||☐|
|1i.||Stephen I. Sadove||For||☐||☐||☐|
|1j.||Noel R. Wallace||For||☐||☐||☐|
|2.||Ratify selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as Colgate’s independent registered public accounting firm.||For||☐||☐||☐|
|3.||Advisory vote on executive compensation.||For||☐||☐||☐|
|4.||Stockholder proposal regarding shareholder ratification of termination pay.||Against||☐||☐||☐|
|5.||Stockholder proposal regarding charitable donation disclosure.||Against||☐||☐||☐|
|NOTE: Please sign below exactly as name appears hereon. Joint owners should each sign. When signing as attorney, executor, administrator, trustee or guardian, please give full title as such. When signing as corporate officer, please give full corporate name and officer’s title.|
|Signature||Date||D77985-Z81622-Z81623||Signature (Joint Owners)||Date|