Mr. Johnston has been CEO since June 2003. As chairman, he will focus on governance, board communication and board effectiveness. As presiding director, Mr. Matschullat will preside over board meetings where management is excluded and ensure that independent board members are comfortable with the board’s direction and activities, among other duties.
In related news, Clorox has appointed Carolyn Ticknor a director. She is the retired president of Hewlett-Packard’s imaging and printing business, and serves on the boards of Veritas Software and OfficeMax Inc.