Sarala Menon

Sarala Menon

Sarala Menon

Executive Vice President - Manufacturing and Product Supply Chain

Ms. Sarala Menon is Executive Vice President - Manufacturing and Product Supply Chain, and is responsible for the overall management of the Colgate Plants at Baddi, Goa, Sanand and Sricity in India.. Her area of focus is on optimizing all manufacturing operations to deliver superior customer service, product quality, and Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety (EOHS) performance. Ms. Menon joined Colgate-Palmolive, India in 1997 and progressed through leadership roles within the Supply Chain and was appointed Vice President, Customer Service & Logistics in July 2009. In 2014, she moved to New York as Director, Global Colgate Business Planning - Customer Service & Logistics within the Global Customer Development team, with responsibility for the Latin America and Asia Pacific Divisions. In her previous role, Sarala, was Customer Service & Logistics Director, Central Europe West Region (comprising of Germany , Switzerland and Austria ), where under her able leadership, her team built a highly customer focused logistics operation that efficiently delivered on service KPI’s of Case Fill and On-Time delivery, Inventory Management and Demand Planning. This resulted in her achieving substantial cost savings that became a new benchmark for the logistics function in the region. Sarala holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Warangal and an MBA from NMIMS, Mumbai.