Washington, DC 20549

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) June 13, 2022 (June 9, 2022)

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
300 Park Avenue
New York,New York10022
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code (212) 310-2000

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $1.00 par valueCLNew York Stock Exchange
0.500% Notes due 2026CL26New York Stock Exchange
0.300% Notes due 2029CL29New York Stock Exchange
1.375% Notes due 2034CL34New York Stock Exchange
0.875% Notes due 2039CL39New York Stock Exchange
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Item 5.02.    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Change in Principal Accounting Officer.
On June 9, 2022, the Board of Directors of Colgate-Palmolive Company (the "Company") elected Gregory Malcolm Vice President and Controller of the Company, effective June 30, 2022. In this capacity, Mr. Malcolm will serve as the Company's principal accounting officer. Philip G. Shotts, who has served as the Company's Controller since June 2018, will continue as Senior Vice President, Finance, also effective June 30, 2022.
Mr. Malcolm, 55, joined the Company in 1999 and has held key financial roles at the Company, including serving as Vice President, Assistant Controller since October 2021. He previously served as Vice President, Chief Business Services Officer from June 2019 to September 2021 and as Vice President, Corporate Audit from November 2016 to June 2019.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: June 13, 2022 
By:      /s/ Jennifer M. Daniels                   
  Name: Jennifer M. Daniels 
  Title:   Chief Legal Officer and Secretary