Executive Vice President
Strategy and Operations
Linda Rendle was named executive vice president – Strategy and Operations effective January 2019. In this role, she has responsibility for corporate business strategy along with the company’s five core global functions — Marketing, Sales, Product Supply, Research & Development and Information Technology — as well as the International Division and Nutranext® and Renew Life® businesses.
Previously, Rendle was senior vice president – Cleaning Division, a role she assumed in 2016 when she also joined the Clorox Executive Committee. That role expanded in 2017 to include responsibility for the Professional Products business and expanded again in July 2018 with responsibility for corporate strategy at which time she was promoted to executive vice president. Prior to that, she served as vice president and general manager for the Home Care strategic business unit.
Since joining the organization in 2003, Rendle held positions of increasing responsibility within the Sales and Product Supply organizations, including vice president – sales, Cleaning Division, where she helped to develop new strategies and growth platforms for the Laundry and Home Care businesses; director of sales for customer supply chain; and director of sales planning – Litter, Food and Charcoal. Her career at Clorox began as a senior sales analyst on the company’s charcoal and insecticides businesses.
She currently chairs the women’s employee resource group at Clorox.
Before joining Clorox, Rendle worked for Procter & Gamble, where she held several positions in sales management in the Boston and Charlotte markets.
A native of Massachusetts, Rendle holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard University.