May 2020

Edgewell Personal Care taps Eric O’Toole for North American leadership role

Edgewell Personal Care Co. will appoint Eric O’Toole as President North America on May 26. 

“We are very excited to welcome Eric to the Edgewell leadership team,” said Rod Little, Edgewell’s President & CEO. “Eric has had an impressive career spanning branding, sales and marketing and other key executive roles across leading global consumer packaged goods companies as well as the largest retailer in the world.”

“His extensive experience and digital expertise will be instrumental as we continue to innovate, reshape our portfolio and build a next generation consumer products company. I am confident we will benefit from his background and expertise as we execute against our growth and value creation strategies,” Little continued.

O’Toole has nearly 30 years of experience leading consumer companies. He most recently served as GM of Walmart’s Sports & Fitness E-Commerce Division, and previously served with Jet.com, Groupe Danone and Nabisco/Kraft.

“Edgewell has a diversified portfolio of strong consumer brands, impressive intellectual property, strong R&D capability, and a talented team that has momentum,” said O’Toole. “It is a powerful foundation for further innovation and consumer-centric brand building. I look forward to working with Rod and the team to capitalize on our opportunities and to create a world class CPG company that drives sustained growth.”