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Playtex CEO

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Michael Gallagher will retire by year-end or after his successor is named, firm says. Exec has worked for Playtex for nine years, ascending to CEO in 1995. Under Gallagher's watch, Playtex gained a stake in the sun care category with the acquisition of Banana Boat (1"The Rose Sheet" Oct. 23, 1995, p. 5). He also has held positions with Reckitt & Colman PLC, Eastman Kodak's L&F Products, Clorox Company and Procter & Gamble...

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