Prior to this Raghavan served as VP Marketing, Asia Pacific division of Colgate-Palmolive.
Colgate-Palmolive has announced the appointment of Ram Raghavan as managing director effective August 01, 2019. Prior to this role, Raghavan served as vice-president Marketing of Asia Pacific Division of Colgate-Palmolive.
Raghavan joined Colgate India in 1997 and progressed through a series of leadership roles across various divisions and subsidiaries of Colgate-Palmolive. In 2003, he moved to Hong Kong to join the Asia-Pacific Division. In 2004, he moved to Colgate China and sequentially managed the Toothbrush and Toothpaste businesses.
In 2008, he became marketing director of Colgate Canada. In 2010, he returned to China as marketing director. In 2013, he became the general manager for the Latin America CIC, where he was instrumental in developing the platform-based innovation model supporting Latin America organic growth.
Raghavan holds a bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics and an MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, both located in Mumbai, India.