Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
The Clorox Company
Director Since: 2017
Chairperson of Nominating, Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee
Member of the Nominating Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee
Ms. Willoughby was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of The Clorox Company, a manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products, from September 2014 through January 2019. She also served as the company’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, Clorox Cleaning Division; Vice President and General Manager, Home Care Products; and Vice President and General Manager, Glad Products, along with several other positions since she was initially hired in 2001. Prior to her career at The Clorox Company, Ms. Willoughby spent nine years with The Procter & Gamble Company, where she held several positions in sales management. In May 2013, she was named one of the most influential women in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times. Ms. Willoughby is a director and member of the management development and compensation committee of TE Connectivity Ltd., a publicly traded global company that provides connectivity and sensor solutions.
Skills and Qualifications
The Board concluded that Ms. Willoughby should serve as a Director primarily due to her extensive leadership experience at consumer goods companies and her experience serving as a director of other organizations. Specifically, Ms. Willoughby brings leadership and operating skills through her former roles with The Clorox Company and The Procter & Gamble Company, and insights regarding sustainability through her former role with The Clorox Company. Ms. Willoughby’s background enables her to provide valuable insights to the Board, particularly in management, strategy, sales, marketing, and sustainability.
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