At Edgewell, our collaborative, challenger spirit motivates every department in our organization—from our leadership team to every colleague around the world, we aspire to be one of the world’s most nimble and innovative consumer packaged goods companies because, regardless of position, we roll up our sleeves and dig in.
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Rod loves playing golf and being outdoors. When not at home in beautiful New Canaan, Connecticut, he loves to spend time with his family in Kiawah Island, South Carolina.
Love for our brands:
Rod shaves religiously with a SCHICK Hydro 5 razor each morning, even long before joining the company! It is his go-to Edgewell product.
Rod R. Little
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Rod Little is President and Chief Executive Officer of Edgewell Personal Care.
As CEO, Rod is leading Edgewell’s journey of transformation as it becomes a more agile and modern consumer products company. Rod has focused on strengthening the value-proposition of the company’s core brands, investing in innovation and technology, reshaping the company’s management team, and refining the strategic direction of the company. In addition to reshaping the business, he unveiled a cultural transformation in 2020. This new culture effectively re-launched Edgewell as a purpose-led, people-first company that infuses joy in all its innovation and operations.
Before being named CEO in March 2019, Rod served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, he led the company’s finance organization, oversaw the IT organization, and collaborated with senior and functional leadership to analyze the business and develop focused strategic and operating plans that drove revenue, margin, and market share. Additionally, he was instrumental in the launch and implementation of Edgewell’s Project Fuel initiative to drive growth.
Rod has more than 20 years of global experience in consumer goods organizations, significant public company experience, and a strong track record of driving results. Prior to Edgewell, Rod served as CFO with HSN, Inc. where he accelerated growth and margin expansion of a highly profitable business. There, he was responsible for all financial functions, including strategy development and financial planning, and led all corporate, public company governance functions.
Earlier in his career, Rod was Executive Vice President and CFO of Elizabeth Arden. Before that, he spent 16 years at Procter & Gamble gaining a broad, global perspective and valuable consumer insights across a wide product portfolio. He held various leadership positions throughout his tenure including Division CFO Global Salon Professional, Associate Finance Director North America Salon Professional, and Associate Director Corporate Acquisitions & Divestitures, among other management positions.
Rod served in the United States Air Force for five years. He earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Management from the United States Air Force Academy.
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Every year, Dan and his family vacation together in Newport, Rhode Island. This ritual stands the test of time - it started as a beach getaway with two young kids and has continued for 15 years with his, now, adult children!
Love for our brands.
Dan’s favorite Edgewell product is the JACK BLACK Pit Boss Antiperspirant & Deodorant because of its functional performance and terrific scent. This product was a game changer to his morning routine!
Chief Financial Officer
Dan Sullivan is the Chief Financial Officer at Edgewell Personal Care. In this capacity, he is responsible for for all aspects of Finance, including Financial Planning & Analysis, Strategy and Business Development, Investor Relations, Accounting, Treasury, Tax, Internal Audit and IT. He collaborates with senior and functional leadership to analyze the business and develop strategic and operating plans that drive business performance and strengthen market positions. He interacts closely with analysts and shareholders to clearly articulate Edgewell’s unique value proposition.
He joined the Company in 2019. In his time as CFO, Dan has helped re-architect Edgewell’s strategy, including a new approach to M&A that is now being deployed and embedded in the Company’s go-forward business, which resulted in the acquisition of CREMO in August 2020. In addition, he deployed a new Governance model for how the Company develops strategic and operational plans and evaluates business performance. The model is a fact-based, analytical approach to business reviews, forecasting and planning to drive accountability and speed in decision making while improving the return on invested capital across the business.
Prior to Edgewell, Dan most recently served as CFO of Party City Holdco Inc., where he oversaw all aspects of Finance, inclusive of Financial Planning and Analysis, Business Development, Investor Relations, Accounting and Control and IT. Earlier in his career, he served as CFO and Executive Vice President of Finance and as a Member of the Executive Board of Ahold USA, Inc. Before that, Dan held various executive finance positions with Heineken over a 12-year tenure. He began his career with KPMG.
Dan earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) from Duquesne University, an Executive Certificate from University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business and is a Certified Public Accountant.
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Paul is an avid cook - from making his own sausages and gyros to mastering local cuisine in areas he’s lived, such as baking Yorkshire Puddings (raised in Yorkshire, England) or smoking a mean brisket (spent two years living in Texas), he enjoys creating culinary masterpieces for his family to enjoy.
Love for our Brands.
As an enthusiastic consumer of sustainable products, Paul prefers to start his day with BULLDOG because of their deep commitment to Sustainability. He has shaved with the Bamboo razor since its launch, always combined with the BULLDOG shave gel.
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Paul Hibbert is the Chief Supply Chain Officer at Edgewell Personal Care. In this capacity, he motivates and leads our global Supply Chain and Operations teams, while collaborating with business partners, suppliers, customers, and third-parties to drive value through improvements in productivity and service.
Paul has more than 25 years of in all aspects of manufacturing, distribution, transportation, customer service, procurement and sales and operations planning. Since joining Edgewell in 2018, Paul has spent his time successfully leading the Global Supply Chain through Project Fuel, focused on driving efficiency into the Organization while aligning operational capabilities with customer needs. This includes regionalizing operations, implementing low cost automation, network and sourcing optimization, and driving best practices. As an executive sponsor of Edgewell’s Sustainability program, he managed a team through the development of a new sustainability strategy with bold targets to achieve through 2030.
Prior to joining Edgewell, Paul served as the Executive Vice President of Supply Chain for Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc., a division of Clean Harbors, in Dallas, Texas, where he was responsible for developing and implementing the strategy to successfully launch the new “Kleen Performance Products” CPG business unit.
Earlier in his career, he has held various roles of increasing responsibility such as Senior Vice President Supply Chain at Central Garden and Pet Company and Supply Chain Vice President – Home and Garden Division at Spectrum Brands, Inc.
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In his spare time, John enjoys kayaking and fishing. He combined these two hobbies to become a kayak fisherman in search of striped bass in Long Island Sound.
Love for our brands.
Like so many of our consumers, John’s favorite product is our SCHICK Hydro razor due to its joyfully smooth shave!
Chief Human Resources Officer
John Hill is Chief Human Resources Officer at Edgewell Personal Care. In this role, he leads the HR function through a strategic agenda that supports the company’s global employees by driving growth, building and developing capabilities, leading through change, nurturing culture, and delivering innovative people solutions.
John brings more than 30 years of business, management, and cross-functional leadership experience to Edgewell. As CHRO, he developed a bold, modern people strategy that empowers Edgewell’s employees to deliver on the corporate strategic plan. In addition, he has streamlined the function to focus on the most value-added aspects of Human Resources such as business partnering, recruitment, onboarding, and career development. Under his leadership, the HR organization supported a world-class response to the COVID-19 pandemic to address the safety and well-being of Edgewell’s people. He deployed proactive, people-first policies that increased employee engagement during one of the toughest times, organizationally, in history.
Prior to this, John served as Vice President of Edgewell’s North America Commercial organization following the separation from Energizer Holdings. As VP North America, he held a multi-category leadership role with functional responsibility for commercial activities, strategic planning, capability building, and process improvement.
He previously held numerous leadership positions of increasing responsibility with Energizer and Schick including Vice President North America, Vice President Global Business Management, Director Global Strategic Planning, and Vice President/General Manager Schick Canada. Earlier in his career, he served in leadership roles with Pfizer, Warner Lambert, and Kraft Foods.
John earned an Honors Bachelor of Commerce in Business Administration and General Management from Queen’s University in Canada.
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Growing up, Marisa was quite skilled in Ringette, a popular sport in her native Canada, and even played competitively!
Love for our brands.
Marisa loves all things HAWAIIAN TROPIC. Nothing beats that signature HT scent!
Chief Legal Officer
Marisa Iasenza is the Chief Legal Officer at Edgewell Personal Care. Marisa has gained more than 20 years of extensive experience in cross-border M&A transactions, SEC reporting obligations, company secretarial functions, corporate governance, corporate finance, and compliance.
As CLO, she leads Edgewell’s legal matters, including overseeing the Company’s litigation and disputes, intellectual property, contracting, compliance program, and providing legal counsel relating to all regulatory, sales and marketing issues. Since joining the company in 2018, Marisa has successfully completed M&A transactions, including the divestiture of the Company’s Infant Care business and the acquisition of CREMO. She successfully raised capital through a bond issuance and her team will soon be launching a redesigned global compliance program to the organization.
Prior to Edgewell, Marisa served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Harman International Industries, Incorporated, and prior to that, as Associate General Counsel and Secretary with Harman, which offered her wide-ranging leadership experience within an automotive and consumer goods company. Earlier in her career, Marisa served as Assistant General Counsel for United Agri Products, Inc., and she also worked in private practice in Southern California.
Marisa earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics from McGill University, a Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) and Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Ottawa, and a Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of Miami School of Law.
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Eric has a love for driving manual transmission cars with his left hand when visiting Ireland and England! There is also a rumor he tinkers around on the saxophone from time to time.
Love for our Brands.
EDGE has represented 99.9% of the shave prep Eric has used since 1990! A valued consumer for three decades.
President North America
Eric O’Toole is the President of Edgewell Personal Care’s North America business. Eric joined the Company in 2020 and brings nearly three decades of Traditional and Digital Marketing, Sales, and eCommerce experience to Edgewell and has extensive experience leading consumer companies.
In his role, he is responsible for Edgewell’s North America business—spanning numerous product categories—and his leadership plays a key role in the ongoing transformation of the business.
Prior to Edgewell, he most recently served as General Manager of Walmart’s Sporting Goods eCommerce division, where he reshaped that business model, expanding into premium brands, exploding assortment, redesigning the shopper experience, and achieving profitability. Eric had joined eCommerce startup Jet.com in early 2016 prior to Jet.com’s acquisition by Walmart.
Earlier in his career, he held several leadership positions at global food and beverage company, Groupe Danone, including President Danone Waters of America, SVP Sales and VP Business Development The Dannon Company, VP Marketing Danone Dairy Poland|Latvia|Lithuania|Estonia, and Senior Marketing Director Dannon. Prior to Danone, he served as a leader in both brand and sales management at Kraft/Nabisco.
Eric earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in International Relations from The College of William & Mary.
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Nick has lived and worked in the U.K., Hungary, India, and the U.S. and hopes to continue to personally experience the world and its many rich cultures.
Love for our Brands.
Nick prefers to start his day shaving with the SCHICK Hydro 5 Sense razor and JACK BLACK Supreme Shave Crème, finishing off with the BULLDOG Original Moisturizer. He is our target market for male grooming!
Nick Powell is the President of International at Edgewell Personal Care. In this role, Nick is responsible for Edgewell’s business outside North America with a turnover of more than $900m, spanning numerous product categories. He is a successful, proven leader, who supports his team by promoting new ways of thinking and working, removing obstacles to success, and allocating resources where they add the most value.
Nick was instrumental in the acquisition and integration of Bulldog Skincare and its subsequent new product innovations and geographic and channel expansions. His leadership opened doors to new market opportunities in Russia, introduced Edgewell’s sun care brands in Germany, and supported our French team through their successful reversal of an 8-year market decline, setting the business firmly back on a growth trajectory.
Nick has more than 30 years of experience with consumer goods organizations. He has held various incremental senior leadership positions with Edgewell since it’s split from Energizer Holdings in 2015. Prior to his current role, he served as VP Europe and Latin America; VP Europe, Middle East and Africa; and VP North Europe. Before this, he was also Area Business Director and Managing Director for Energizer Holdings and Schick Wilkinson Sword. Earlier in his career, Nick held various positions in Sales, Marketing, and Business Development at United Biscuits North America.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Studies and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
John C. Hunter
Mr. Hunter was elected as our Non-Executive Chairman of the Board upon the retirement of David Hatfield in March 2019. He brings to our Board insightful risk management experience, and his extensive experience as a director also provides him with insight into effective compensation plan design and a thorough understanding of current issues, trends and concerns in executive compensation. Mr. Hunter retired from Solutia, Inc. in 2004. During his career with Solutia and its former parent company, Monsanto Company, he gained many years of experience in the specialty chemicals business and obtained an in-depth knowledge of environmental, regulatory and sustainability issues.
Robert W. Black
Mr. Black brings extensive international business, digital commerce, strategy, operations and innovation experience to our Board. At Kimberly-Clark, he led the portfolio reconstruction, reinvigoration and reorganization of the company’s international businesses. Mr. Black led the transformation of the Steelcase International business through acquisitions, rationalized branding, reconfiguration of the organization and the launch of new products. Mr. Black is the Chairman of RTIC Outdoors, LLC, a direct-to-consumer retailer of outdoor gear.
Mr. Black does not currently serve on any other public company boards.
George R. Corbin
Mr. Corbin brings extensive disruptive innovation, digital commerce, digital strategy, marketing, business transformation, international business and operations experience to our Board. He has served as Chief Digital Officer and top digital executive for some of the world’s most iconic brands, including Mars Inc. where he served in a non-director capacity on the board’s Digital Subcommittee and also as Chief Digital Officer. Prior to Mars, Inc. he led Marriott International’s $13.5 billion digital business and the company’s global-scale digital transformation.
Daniel J. Heinrich
Mr. Heinrich brings extensive knowledge of and experience in the global consumer-packaged goods industry, strategy, mergers and acquisitions, business development, operations, treasury, financial management, information technology, risk management, accounting principles and financial reporting rules and regulations to our Board. Mr. Heinrich retired as the Chief Financial Officer of The Clorox Company in 2011. Mr. Heinrich also brings to our Board valuable experience as a public company director.
Ms. Hendra brings to our Board extensive experience in marketing, advertising and strategic consulting which gives her insights into commercial issues such as brand strategy, digital marketing, data and analytics, and long-term planning. Ms. Hendra currently leads Ogilvy Consulting Worldwide, the global strategy consulting and innovation arm of Ogilvy. She is also Chief Digital Officer of The Ogilvy Group. Ms. Hendra has led two acquisitions for Ogilvy: The Lacek Group loyalty specialists, and Leopard, a sales enablement group which is now part of Ogilvy USA.
James C. Johnson
Mr. Johnson brings to our Board extensive executive management and leadership experience as the General Counsel of a financial services firm; and as the former Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Assistant General Counsel of aerospace and defense firms. Mr. Johnson retired as the general counsel of Loop Capital Markets LLC, a financial services firm, in December 2013. As a former general counsel, Mr. Johnson brings strong legal, compliance, risk management, corporate governance and executive compensation plan design experience to our Board.
Rod R. Little
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mr. O’Leary brings to our Board his extensive experience in global supply chain operations, marketing and merchandising. He also provides insightful expertise in executive management and leadership to our Board. Mr. O’Leary retired as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Petsmart, Inc. in 2014. While at Petsmart he served in key leadership roles at various corporate and functional levels, including merchandising, marketing, supply chain and strategic planning.
Mr. Sachdev brings experience as both a chief executive officer and chief financial officer to our Board. As a previous CEO of two public companies, he brings skills and valuable expertise in global management, mergers and acquisitions, and finance. His knowledge of operations, finance, accounting principles and financial reporting rules and regulations, his experience in evaluating financial results and generally overseeing the financial reporting processes of a large public company, provide substantial insights to our Board. In the past, Mr. Sachdev has served as the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Ms. Sit brings extensive experience in digital transformation, digital strategy, marketing, and disruptive innovation to our Board. Ms. Sit currently acts as an independent business consultant to a number of private and public companies on various digital, marketing and strategic initiatives. In her prior roles, Ms. Sit has built front-end consumer experiences across ecommerce, omnichannel, mobile, media, social, apps and innovation as well as integrated back-end operations.
Gary K. Waring
Mr. Waring brings to our Board extensive knowledge in financial accounting and reporting and the development of internal controls over financial reporting, as well as experience in strategic consulting and advising with acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, and regulatory matters. Mr. Waring retired from Ernst & Young LLP in 2017 after serving more than 35 years with the firm in various positions including coordinating audit and business advisory services for more than 200 clients in the consumer products, retail, distribution, manufacturing and technology industries. Mr. Waring does not currently serve on any other public company boards.