NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Board of Directors of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) today
declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.38 per common share, payable on
November 16, 2015, to shareholders of record on October 23, 2015. The
Company has paid uninterrupted dividends on its common stock since 1895.
Separately, the Company also announced today that Lorrie Norrington,
Operating Partner, Lead Edge Capital LLC, was elected to Colgate’s Board
of Directors effective September 9, 2015.
Ms. Norrington, 55, brings over 30 years of operational leadership
experience and in-depth knowledge of the technology, e-commerce and
consumer software industries. Prior to joining Lead Edge, Ms. Norrington
served as President of Global eBay Marketplaces, Chief Operating Officer
of eBay Marketplaces and President of eBay International, in Europe and
Asia. Prior to joining eBay, Ms. Norrington held senior positions at
Intuit, Inc. and held a number of global roles at General Electric
Company over an almost 20-year period.
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About Colgate-Palmolive: Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer
products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care
and Pet Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and
territories around the world under such internationally recognized brand
names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso,
Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Soupline, and
Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet and
Hill’s Ideal Balance. For more information about Colgate’s global
business, visit the Company’s web site at http://www.colgatepalmolive.com.
To learn more about Colgate’s global oral health education program,
Bright Smiles, Bright Futures™, please visit http://www.colgatebsbf.com.
Bina Thompson, 212-310-3072