Colgate-Palmolive names new global CMO

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Mukul Deoras.
Mukul Deoras.

Company vet Mukul Deoras takes marketing reins of CPG giant

Colgate Palmolive on Wednesday named Mukul Deoras chief marketing officer.

The company said Deoras is working out of Colgate’s global headquarters in New York; he succeeds Nigel Burton, who is retiring after working with Colgate since 1979, the past four years as CMO.

Deoras moves into his new role after serving as president of Colgate’s Asia division, based in Hong Kong, since February 2012. Vinod Nambiar replaces him in that position.

Deoras joined Colgate in 2004 as director, special projects, for the company’s Asia Pacific Division, then became general manager of Colgate-Palmolive Thailand. In 2008, Mukul he was named vice president and general manager — personal care in the New York office before becoming managing director, Colgate-Palmolive India, in February 2010.


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