Colgate-Palmolive has announced the promotion of Noel R Wallace to President and Chief Operating Officer.
Wallace joined Colgate in 1987 and has held several key positions in the company, including leading the company’s North America and Latin America divisions. His most recent role was Chief Operating Officer, Global Innovation & Growth and Hill’s Pet Nutrition.
The company also named P Justin Skala as Executive Vice President, Chief Growth & Strategy Officer. In this new role, Skala is charged with leading the company’s commercial growth functions including global marketing, customer development technology and sustainability.
“Colgate is fortunate to have two executives of this calibre to assume the company’s most senior operating and strategy roles. Their demonstrated global success and long experience make them especially qualified to drive our strategies and results throughout the Colgate world,” said Ian Cook, Chairman and CEO.