Full Name
Ann Tracy
Job Title
Chief Sustainability Officer
Speaker Bio
Ann started her career at Colgate-Palmolive in 1991. She has worked across all four of Colgate's categories in manufacturing, quality and customer service & logistics roles with experience in each of the Colgate divisions. As VP Global Category Manufacturing, Ann led the Hill’s pet food global manufacturing operation responsible for network optimization and food safety. Following this role, as VP Customer Service and Logistics, Europe Division, Ann led the Colgate, Gaba and Hill's Customer Service & Logistics organizations in Europe transitioned the CS&L structure to maximize geographical synergies and Colgate Business Services. In prior Manufacturing leadership roles, she was responsible for balancing global plant networks and capacity and led a multi-functional team across several geographies, developing a cross-border sourcing strategy for North America Home Care products. Following Colgate's Supply Chain transformation in 2018, Ann was appointed to the role of VP of EOHS, Sustainability and Supply Chain Strategy, responsible for managing our external relationships, safety, environmental and product sustainability and helping to shape our Supply Chain Strategy. Most recently, Ann was promoted to Chief Sustainability Officer and now leads Colgate’s Global Sustainability strategy and key initiatives, integrating a strong technical foundation across people, performance and planet into commercial strategic purpose. Ann serves on the board of directors of the UN Global Compact Network USA.
Ann holds a BA degree in Applied Science, a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, and a Master's of Engineering degree in Manufacturing Systems, all from Lehigh University. Most recently Ann has completed a Certificate of Sustainability from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.
Ann Tracy