Colgate Palmolive is multinational American based company operating in the FMCG sector.
It was founded in 1806 in New York City but its incorporation and advertising in India began at around 1902. Mr. Paul Alton is serving as a whole-time director for the company at present. The company manufactures and distributes a number of products which include dental care products (dental cream & tooth powder), hair care products (hair oils & shampoos) and other personal care products such as shaving creams, face creams, lotions, baby powders etc. The company stands out from its competition in its dental care products. In 2014, World CSR Congress, Colgate was awarded the ethical brand in FMCG sector. During the same year in Kantar World panel Brand Footprint Report, Colgate was ranked the No. 1 Most chosen consumer brand.