Portrait: Eric Reynolds

Eric Reynolds

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Eric Reynolds is executive vice president and chief operating officer of The Clorox Company.

In this role, which he assumed in September 2020, Reynolds has executive oversight of all U.S. businesses as well as the global supply chain organization, enterprise data and technology, and enterprise operations.

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, 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 American Cleaning Institute and serves on the board of the Alameda County Community Food Bank. He is a former chair of the Vesper Society, a social justice health access foundation.

Reynolds holds an MBA in marketing and strategy from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in English and economics from Saint Olaf College.