Linda Rendle Promoted to Clorox CEO; Benno Dorer to Continue as Chair of the Board

“I love this company and our people around the world who have become like family over the past 17 years. I am thrilled with this opportunity to lead The Clorox Company, building on our accomplishments and growth under Benno’s strong leadership,” Rendle said. “With our IGNITE strategy, we are positioned to accelerate growth on the strength of innovation, digital transformation, and continued culture change as we become simpler, faster and bolder. And, we continue to have a significant role supporting public health, given the ongoing needs and changing behaviors of our consumers and communities. I step into this role with great optimism for the future of our company and global portfolio of trusted brands, and immense confidence in our talented and passionate people around the world.”

Prior to her current role as president, Rendle was executive vice president – Cleaning, International, Strategy and Operations. Before that, Linda held numerous leadership roles at Clorox involving strategy and operations, including oversight of the Cleaning Division and key roles within the Sales and Product Supply functions. Her career at Clorox began in 2003 in Sales for the company’s charcoal and insecticides businesses.  Before joining Clorox, Rendle worked for Procter & Gamble, where she held several positions in sales management.

Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2020 Results

The company also announced today in a separate press release its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2020 results. The webcast is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. PT (1:30 p.m. ET) and can be accessed on Clorox’s corporate website in the Investor Events & Presentations[1] section.  A replay of the webcast will be available on the company’s website.

The Clorox Company

The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX[2]) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with about 8,800 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2020 sales of $6.7 billion. Clorox markets some of the most trusted and recognized consumer brand names, including its namesake bleach and cleaning products; Pine-Sol® cleaners; Liquid-Plumr® clog removers; Poett® home care products; Fresh Step® cat litter; Glad® bags and wraps; Kingsford® charcoal; Hidden Valley® dressings and sauces; Brita® water-filtration products; Burt’s Bees® natural personal care products; and RenewLife®, Rainbow Light®, Natural Vitality Calm™, NeoCell® and Stop Aging Now® vitamins, minerals and supplements. The company also markets industry-leading products and technologies for professional customers, including those sold under the CloroxPro™ and Clorox Healthcare® brand names. More than 80% of the company’s sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.

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