Linda Rendle, currently executive vice president – cleaning and strategy, will advance to the role of executive vice president – strategy and operations. In this role, Rendle will retain responsibility for corporate business strategy and will take on responsibility for the company's five core global functions — marketing, sales, product supply, R&D and IT — as well as the international division and Nutranext and RenewLife businesses. She will continue reporting to chair and CEO Benno Dorer.
Eric Reynolds, who is currently senior vice president – chief marketing officer, will be promoted to executive vice president – cleaning and Burt's Bees, also reporting to Dorer. In this role, Reynolds will have responsibility for the laundry, home care, professional products and Burt's Bees businesses.
Stacey Grier, currently vice president – brand engagement and enhanced wellness marketing, has been promoted to senior vice president – chief marketing officer. She will report to Rendle and join the company's executive committee.
"It's a testament not only to their talent and deep experience, but also to the board and executive management's commitment to long-term development and succession planning,” said Dorer.
When they take over their new posts, Rendle, Reynolds and Grier will work in partnership with Jon Balousek, who will continue as executive vice president – specialty and corporate development, which includes leading brands such as Glad and Brita as well as Clorox’s food, charcoal and litter businesses.