Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Eric Reynolds is executive vice president and chief operating officer of The Clorox Company, a role he assumed in September 2020. In this position, he has executive oversight of all U.S. businesses as well as the global Product Supply Organization, Information Technology and enterprise operations. He also serves as executive sponsor for enterprise sustainability.
During more than 20 years with the company, Reynolds has served in many senior leadership roles, most recently as executive vice president – Household and Lifestyle, with responsibility for the Litter, Food, Charcoal, Brita, Glad, Burt’s Bees, Nutranext and RenewLife businesses. Additionally, he spent three years as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. As CMO, he had global responsibility for all marketing functions, including brand strategy and management, personnel staffing and development, consumer insights, advanced analytics, agency management, consumer promotion, digital capabilities, media planning and buying, commercial production, and graphic design. Before these roles, he served as vice president and general manager – Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia, overseeing Clorox’s growth and brand strategies in these regions. His career at Clorox began in 1998 as an associate marketing manager on the Brita business.
Reynolds currently serves as the executive sponsor for the company’s LGBTQ employee resource group.
Prior to joining the company, Reynolds spent five years working for General Mills in finance.
He currently chairs the Vesper Society, a social justice health access foundation, serves as vice chair of the board of the American Cleaning Institute; and serves on the board of the Alameda County Community Food Bank.
A native of Minneapolis, Reynolds holds a bachelor’s degree in English and economics from Saint Olaf College. He also holds an MBA in marketing and strategy from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.