Topeka, Kan. -- Suzan Harrison is the new president of Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc. North America, succeeding Neil Thompson, who was promoted to president and CEO of Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc. in April.
-- Suzan Harrison is the new president of Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc. North America, succeeding Neil Thompson, who was promoted to president and CEO of Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc. in April.
Harrison comes to Hill's after 26 years with the Colgate-Palmolive Co., where she was vice-president marketing for Colgate U.S. since 2006. The company achieved record market shares under her leadership. Hill's is a subsidiary of Colgate-Palmolive.
Previously, Harrison was vice president and general manager of the U.S. Home Care business and later the Oral Care unit. In 2005 she was named vice president and general manager of Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals, North America and Europe, which serves the dental profession.
"Suzan's record of delivering strong business results reflects her focus on innovation and across-the-board functional collaboration," Thompson says. "Her leadership will help drive Hill's initiatives and mission."
"I have long admired Hill's business and look forward to continue building upon our heritage of caring and our commitment to the community and the profession," Harrison says.
Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc. manufactures Hills' Prescription Diet brand pet foods, therapeutic pet foods available only through veterinarians and Hill's Science Diet brand pet foods sold through veterinarians and finer pet specialty stores.