Oakland, Calif. -- The Clorox Company announced that Jacqueline P. Kane has joined the company as Vice President -- Human Resources. Kane, 52, will oversee all aspects of human resources for the company worldwide. She reports to President and CEO Jerry Johnston, has been elected an officer by Clorox's board of directors, and is a member of the company's management executive committee.
"Jackie is a seasoned professional and brings a diverse background and deep understanding of human resources to Clorox," said Johnston. "Her track record and ability to lead and execute compelling people strategies will be essential as we continue to build the capability of the Clorox organization. Jackie is a great addition to our team."
Kane brings more than 25 years of human resources experience to Clorox. Most recently, as Vice President of executive leadership and human resources for corporate functions at Hewlett-Packard (HP), she was responsible for assessing and developing HP's most senior leaders and delivering human resource services and support to the company's corporate functions. Prior to that, Kane led the organization design and strategic change management for the HP-Compaq integration. In addition to her HP experience, Kane spent 22 years in human resources within the financial services industry. She began her career in Chicago with Continental Bank, which was later acquired by Bank of America. At Bank of America, she rose to the position of senior vice president -- human resources for the Global Capital Raising and Global Capital Markets Group.