International responsibilities assumed by CEO and CFO with expected departure of Nick PowellInternational President
Dan Sullivan to expand his current role as Chief Financial Officer to now include President Europe and Latin America role
Shelton, Connecticut, September 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE:EPC) today announced organizational changes to streamline its leadership structure to support business growth. With the scheduled departure of Nick PowellPresident of International, responsibilities for Edgewell’s international operations will be divided between small stemPresident and CEO, and Dan Sullivanwho will add the role of President Europe and Latin America in his role as Chief Financial Officer.
As part of these leadership changes, Little will lead the Japan and Greater China markets, and Sullivan will lead Europe, Latin AmericaOceania and markets Distributors as well as the International Brand Strategy group, effective October 1, 2022.
small stemChairman and Chief Executive Officer of Edgewell, said, “The transformation plan we launched nearly two years ago is successfully underway, driven by our focused execution against our key strategic priorities, including structural simplification of our operating model and the stimulation of sustainable growth. These organizational changes will further flatten Edgewell’s leadership structure, fostering greater agility and faster time to market. I believe this will strengthen our leadership position in men’s and women’s shaving in key markets such as that Japan and provide the foundation for sustainable growth across all of our international businesses.”
“I am also delighted to announce the promotion of Dan Sullivan, who has been an important member of our management team, a key architect of our business strategy and a recognized leader within the organization. Dan’s elevated and expanded role gives him the opportunity to build on his current role as CFO with direct commercial and operational responsibilities,” added Little.
Addressing Powell’s expected departure, Little said: “I also want to thank Nick for his significant contributions to society over the past 18 years. During that time he has been a true ambassador for our culture, of our purpose and values. I am grateful for the role he has played in organically growing our international business and strengthening our market positions during his long tenure with the company and I wish him good luck in his future endeavours.”
These changes will not impact Edgewell’s business in North America. We made significant progress in accelerating our commercial momentum by North America and we will maintain our focus here. Eric O’ToolePresident of North Americawill continue to lead the North America business unit structure and will have increased responsibilities as we integrate the recently acquired Billie brand under his leadership.
Edgewell is a leading pure consumer products company with an attractive and diverse portfolio of established brands such as Schick®Wilkinson Sword® and Billy® men’s and women’s shaving systems and disposable razors; Edge and Skintimate® shaving products; Playtex®stay free®Carefree® and ob® feminine care products; banana boat®Hawaiian tropic®Bulldog®, Jack Black®and CREMO® sunscreen and skin care products; and Wet Ones® products. The company has a broad global presence and operates in more than 50 markets, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, Germany, Japanthe UK and Australiawith approximately 6,900 employees worldwide.
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