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Colgate-Palmolive is a consumer products company. It produces and distributes household, healthcare, and personal care products. The Company manufactures and markets oral care, personal and home care, and pet nutrition products under different brand names, including Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick. 
HQNew York, US
Employee Ratings4.1
Culture scoreA

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)34,300
Job Openings161
Revenue (FY, 2019)$15.7 B
Share Price (May 2020)$72.3

Key People/Management at Colgate Palmolive

Daniel Bagley

Daniel Bagley

VP, Global R&D
Noel Wallace

Noel Wallace

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Issam Bachaalani

Issam Bachaalani

VP & GM, Colgate-Eurasia
Dave Baloga

Dave Baloga

VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition
John P. Bilbrey

John P. Bilbrey

Martina Hund-Mejean

Martina Hund-Mejean

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Colgate Palmolive Office Locations

Colgate Palmolive has offices in New York, Llavallol, Sydney, Auderghem and in 16 other locations
New York, US (HQ)
300 Park Ave
Llavallol, AR
Av. Antarctica Argentina, 2269
Sydney, AU
GPO Box 3964
Auderghem, BE
165 Boulevard du Souverain
Praha 8, CZ
678 Rohanské nábř.
Bois-Colombes, FR
60 Avenue de l'Europe
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Colgate Palmolive Financials and Metrics

Colgate Palmolive Revenue

Colgate Palmolive's revenue was reported to be $15.69 b in FY, 2019

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Colgate Palmolive's current market capitalization is $62 b.
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Colgate Palmolive Operating Metrics

Colgate Palmolive's Properties was reported to be 330 in FY, 2016.
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Colgate Palmolive Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Hello ProductsJanuary 24, 2020$6 m

Colgate Palmolive Online and Social Media Presence

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Colgate Palmolive News and Updates

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Electric Oral Care Global Market 2018: Key Players – Colgate Palmolive, P&G, Water Pik, Panasonic, Philips

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Colgate Palmolive Blogs

Colgate Announces Dividend Increase – Effective 2nd Quarter 2020

NEW YORK --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of Directors of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) today increased the quarterly common stock cash dividend to $0.44 per share, up from $0.43 per share. The increase will be effective in the second quarter, 2020.

Colgate Elects CEO Noel Wallace as Board Chairman

Colgate Elects CEO Noel Wallace as Board Chairman Content Import Wed, 03/11/2020 - 16:30 Colgate Elects CEO Noel Wallace as Board Chairman Mar 11, 2020 This release is a backfill from a News Wire Company General …

Colgate® Optic White® Teams Up with Multi-Platinum Selling Artist Sheryl Crow to Launch the New Colgate® Optic White® Renewal Toothpaste

The Duo Celebrate Turning Back the Clock to Rediscover a Younger, Brighter Smile NEW YORK , March 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Colgate® Optic White ®  announced its partnership with multi-platinum selling artist Sheryl Crow to unveil the latest innovation in teeth whitening -- Colgate® Optic

Colgate-Palmolive Webcasts Presentation at The Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference

Colgate-Palmolive Webcasts Presentation at The Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference Content Import Fri, 02/07/2020 - 09:30 Colgate-Palmolive Webcasts Presentation at The Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference Feb 07, 2020 This release is a bac…

Colgate Announces 4th Quarter 2019 Results

NEW YORK --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2020-- Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) today reported worldwide Net sales of $4,015 million in fourth quarter 2019, an increase of 5.5% versus fourth quarter 2018. Global unit volume increased 5.5%, pricing increased 1.5% and foreign exchange was negative

Colgate Announces Agreement to Acquire Hello Oral Care Brand

NEW YORK --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2020-- Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) today announced that it has agreed to acquire Hello Products LLC (“Hello”), one of the fastest-growing, premium oral care brands in the United States , a portfolio company of Tenth Avenue Holdings , a New York City
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Colgate Palmolive Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Colgate Palmolive founded?

    Colgate Palmolive was founded in 1806.

  • Who are Colgate Palmolive key executives?

    Colgate Palmolive's key executives are Daniel Bagley, Noel Wallace and Issam Bachaalani.

  • How many employees does Colgate Palmolive have?

    Colgate Palmolive has 34,300 employees.

  • What is Colgate Palmolive revenue?

    Latest Colgate Palmolive annual revenue is $15.7 b.

  • What is Colgate Palmolive revenue per employee?

    Latest Colgate Palmolive revenue per employee is $457.5 k.

  • Who are Colgate Palmolive competitors?

    Competitors of Colgate Palmolive include Unilever, Kimberly-Clark and Procter & Gamble.

  • Where is Colgate Palmolive headquarters?

    Colgate Palmolive headquarters is located at 300 Park Ave, New York.

  • Where are Colgate Palmolive offices?

    Colgate Palmolive has offices in New York, Llavallol, Sydney, Auderghem and in 16 other locations.

  • How many offices does Colgate Palmolive have?

    Colgate Palmolive has 20 offices.