Colgate-Palmolive is one of the largest and best-known consumer products companies in the world. In fact, millions of people around the world use our products in their daily personal and household care routines.
We produce thousands of products in five core product categories - Oral Care, Personal Care, Household Surface Care, Fabric Care and Pet Nutrition - and market them under such famous brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Mennen, Ajax and Hill`s Science Diet. One example of our continued success is Colgate toothpaste. It remains the number one choice in toothpaste for generations of consumers everywhere.
Our expertise in delivering global brands to consumers is central to our success as a worldwide marketer. We also are extremely proud of the high quality of our products manufactured around the world. Through our focus on market leadership in our core categories, innovative new products and a broad geographic base, Colgate consistently enjoys exceptional levels of growth and profits. With net sales of more than $9 billion and more than 38,000 employees around the world, we are changing the face of global business.
This means not only having the best products, but recruiting, rewarding and retaining the best people as well. Colgate offers exciting, challenging and motivating work that helps people grow personally and professionally. We also ensure that talented people gain and share expertise by working in diverse environments and advancing across functions throughout their Colgate career.