EWING, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) today announced that Matthew T. Farrell, 58, has been named Chief Operating Officer / Chief Financial Officer, effective November 3, 2014.
According to James R. Craigie, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, "The Board of Directors is extremely pleased to have Matt Farrell assume this broader leadership position within the company. Matt has a superb track record in his current role as CFO and brings terrific depth of knowledge of our organization and industry to his new position. In his new role Matt will lead all line functions along with the finance organization, allowing me to focus more time on long term corporate strategy and accretive mergers and acquisitions.”
"I am excited to be taking on additional responsibilities and look forward to working closely with our outstanding management team as we continue to build on the company's impressive track record," Mr. Farrell said.
Church & Dwight Co., Inc. manufactures and markets a wide range of personal care, household and specialty products, under the ARM & HAMMER brand name and other well-known trademarks.