CL - Colgate-Palmolive Company

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Colgate-Palmolive Company

300 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022
United States

SectorConsumer Goods
IndustryPersonal Products
Full-time employees36,700

Key executives

Mr. Ian M. CookChairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres4.55M25.66M64
Mr. Dennis J. HickeyChief Financial Officer2.63M1.84M69
Mr. Franck J. MoisonVice Chairman2.24M4.05M63
Mr. Noel R. WallaceChief Operating Officer of Global Innovation & Growth and Hill's Pet Nutrition1.73M5.65M53
Mr. P. Justin SkalaChief Operating Officer of North America, Europe, Africa/Eurasia and Global Sustainability1.82M3.02M57
Amounts are as of 31 December 2016, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells consumer products worldwide. It operates through two segments, Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. The company offers oral care products, including toothpastes, toothbrushes, and mouthwashes, as well as pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals; personal care products comprising bar and liquid hand soaps, shower gels, shampoos, conditioners, and deodorants and antiperspirants; and home care products, such as laundry and dishwashing detergents, fabric conditioners, household cleaners, bleaches, and other related products. It also provides pet nutrition products for everyday nutritional needs, a range of therapeutic products to manage disease conditions, and various products with natural ingredients. The company’s principal global and regional trademarks include Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline, and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet, and Hill’s Ideal Balance. It markets and sells its pet nutrition products for dogs and cats through pet supply retailers and veterinarians. Colgate-Palmolive Company was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Corporate governance

Colgate-Palmolive Company’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 15 October 2017 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 3; Shareholder rights: 2; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.
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