Thursday, August 1, 2019

Ram Raghavan appointed Managing Director, Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited

Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited, the market leader in Oral Care, announced the appointment of Ram Raghavan as Managing Director effective August 01, 2019. Prior to this role, Mr. Raghavan served as Vice-President Marketing of Asia Pacific Division of Colgate-Palmolive.

Mr Raghavan joined Colgate India in 1997 and progressed through a series of leadership roles across various divisions and subsidiaries of Colgate-Palmolive. In 2003, he moved to Hong Kong to join the Asia-Pacific Division. In 2004, he moved to Colgate China and sequentially managed the Toothbrush and Toothpaste businesses.

In 2008, he became Marketing Director of Colgate Canada. In 2010, he returned to China as Marketing Director. In 2013, he became the General Manager for the Latin America CIC, where he was instrumental in developing the platform-based innovation model supporting Latin America organic growth.

Mr. Raghavan holds a bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics and an MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, both located in Mumbai, India.

About Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited: Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited is the market leader in Oral Care in the country. The company manufactures and markets toothpastes, toothpowder, toothbrushes and mouthwashes under the ‘Colgate’ brand, and a specialized range of personal care products under the ‘Palmolive’ brand. Colgate has been ranked as India’s #1 Most Trusted Oral Care Brand for the eighth consecutive year, from 2011 to 2018, by The Economic Times- Brand Equity -Most Trusted Brands Survey, conducted by Nielsen. Colgate has been ranked as the Most Trusted Oral Hygiene Brand by TRA’s Brand Trust India Study Report for the ninth consecutive year, from 2011 to 2019. For more information about Colgate's business and products, visit

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