Linda Rendle Promoted to Clorox CEO; Benno Dorer to Continue as Chair of the Board – The Clorox Company

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OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The board of directors of The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) today announced that, effective Sept. 14, 2020, Linda Rendle, a 17-year veteran of the company, will be promoted to chief executive officer and elected to the company’s board of directors. Benno Dorer will continue serving as the board’s executive chair.

Dorer, 56, has served as chief executive officer of the company since November 2014 and was appointed chair of the board in August 2016. As chair and CEO, he has had overall responsibility for leading the company’s worldwide business, which generated revenues of $6.7 billion in fiscal year 2020. Rendle, 42, is currently president of the company and prior to that was executive vice president – Cleaning, International, Strategy and Operations, among other leadership roles she has held at Clorox.

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