Stephen M. Robb
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, retiring
Stephen M. “Steve” Robb was named executive vice president – chief financial officer in 2014 after three years as senior vice president – chief financial officer. In this role, he is the senior executive responsible for Clorox’s financial activities, including accounting, reporting, internal Controls, treasury, tax and investor relations.
Prior to being named CFO, Robb served as vice president – Global Finance, with responsibility for the company’s day-to-day finance operations, including tax, treasury, accounting, and financial planning and analysis. Other positions with Clorox have included vice president – Financial Planning and Analysis and vice president – Finance and Accounting, Household Segment. Robb joined Clorox in 1989 and has held assignments in several business units as well as a variety of corporate staff positions.
Since 2004, Robb has overseen The Clorox Company’s cost savings efforts, a key strategic commitment for the company under its 2020 Strategy. Under his stewardship, cost savings efforts have produced an average of $100 million in savings annually.
A native of Sunnyvale, Calif., Robb holds a bachelor’s degree in finance with a minor in economics from San Jose State University.
On Jan. 22, 2018, the company issued a press release in which Robb announced his decision to retire as CFO, effective March 31, 2018.