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At the 38th Annual Salute Luncheon, the YWCA-NYC introduces the leading ladies of business: the Academy of Women Leaders Class of 2011. We congratulate Cathy Dillane on this recognition, and look forward to honoring her on October 28!

Cathy Dillane is the Vice-President of Human Resources for Colgate North America, covering subsidiaries across Canada, the U.S. and the Caribbean. Cathy began her Colgate-Palmolive career in 1989 and has provided strong Human Resources leadership throughout athe world for over 20 years. During that time she has served as HR leader in four of Colgate’s five global divisions.

Cathy serves as a role model for Colgate’s values of Caring, Global Teamwork and Continuous Improvement. Cathy demonstrates visible leadership within the Global HR community through her prominent sponsorship roles in the Commercial and Admin Learning Series, SAP training, and recently launched Human Resources Buddy program.

Cathy plays an active role in the community outside of Colgate by serving as a volunteer for her local town recycling and book drive efforts. She has also served as a leader in larger volunteer initiatives including NY Cares, the annual Aids Walk and Dress for Success programs.

Colgate salutes Cathy Dillane for her unwavering commitment to developing the next generation of Colgate leaders. She exemplifies our core value of Caring in her willingness to share her experiences and discuss career growth opportunities especially with young women.