Colgate-Palmolive has announced the appointment of Noel Wallace as the new President and Chief Executive, effective 2nd April.
Currently the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Wallace will succeed Ian Cook, current CEO, who will take on the role of Executive Chairman on a 12-month basis as part of the leadership transition.
As part of his new role Wallace will take a position on the company’s Board of Directors.
Wallace said, “With our innovation and growth strategy generating renewed momentum and a highly energized team of Colgate leaders around the world, I am extremely excited about our future.
“I look forward to working with all Colgate people as we enter a new phase of growth, taking full advantage of our longstanding strengths and developing new ones to seize emerging opportunities.”