Robert M. Agate Director
...Robert M. Agate has served as a Director since May 2000.Prior to that, Mr. Agate was a Senior Executive Vice President of the Colgate-Palmolive Company (Colgate).Mr. Agate joined Colgate in 1961 as an Assistant Accountant in the United Kingdom.Over the course of his career, Mr. Agate has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Colgate operations in India, Malaysia, the United Kingdom and Australia.Later he served as Controller of the European Division and Controller of the Kendall Company (a subsidiary of Colgate).In 1984, Mr. Agate was promoted to Vice President and Corporate Controller of
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and in 1987 he
was promoted to Chief Financial Officer.Mr. Agate retired from Colgate in 1996.Mr. Agate has been a United Kingdom chartered accountant since 1958.Mr. Agate also serves on the Board of Directors of the Timberland Company.