Edgewell Appoints Chief Supply Chain Officer & Other Exec Leadership Roles

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Edgewell Appoints Chief Supply Chain Officer & Other Exec Leadership Roles

By CGT Staff - 06/11/2020

Shortly after announcing its new president of North America, Edgewell Personal Care Company released details on additional executive appointments.

Anne-Sophie Gaget, currently VP, global strategy and innovation, has been named chief growth and innovation officer, responsible for innovation strategy, global brand building, new product development, and growing the company’s direct-to-consumer (DTC) capabilities.

Paul Hibbert, currently VP, global operations and supply chain, has been named chief supply chain officer, responsible for global operations and supply chain strategy, operational efficiency and serving customers with excellence.

Nick Powell, currently VP, Europe and Latin America, has been named president, international. He will expand his responsibility to also include the Asia Pacific region and will focus on International commercial strategy, customer partnerships and expanding digital capabilities.

All will report to Rod Little, president and CEO.

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The roles of John Hill, chief human resources officer; Marisa Iasenza, chief legal officer; and Dan Sullivan, chief financial officer, are unchanged, and they remain on the executive leadership team.

Colin Hutchison, currently chief operating officer, will leave the company following a transition period, and this role will not be filled. He has been COO since April 2017.

“Over the last several months, we have focused on improving our underlying performance by strengthening the value-proposition of our core brands, investing in innovation and technology, and reshaping our management team,” said Little. "We are confident the leadership changes we are making will help further accelerate our push to build a next generation CPG company and drive enhanced consumer-centric growth."

The consumer goods giant is joining forces to bring a more personalized shopping experience to consumers with Alibaba Cloud’s AI and cloud-based technologies.

GS1 US now manages and maintains the GS1 US Color and Size Codes, a database that allows suppliers, manufacturers and retailers to codify product color and size for more consistent and efficient data exchange in retail.

General Mills is working with its retail partners to ensure its e-commerce business is running at full speed as it prepares for elevated demand to continue throughout the year.