Colgate-Palmolive promotes NEW Ambassador Joanne Lauckner
Monday, October 15, 2012
Network of Executive Women Ambassador Joanne Lauckner has been promoted
by Colgate-Palmolive to customer development director, Kroger. In her new role,
Lauckner will be instrumental in driving mutually profitable growth and continued
insight leadership at the food retailer.
Since 2010, Lauckner has
been the customer marketing manager for Target Corporation, where she
successfully led the Hispanic thought leadership initiative "Project 20/20.” Target
deems Colgate a best-in-class Hispanic insights partner because of the
initiative, the company said.
Lauckner joined Colgate in 2002, as the trade development
manager supporting the Value Discount RE. In 2004, she was promoted to the Rite
Aid national account manager, oral and home care and in 2007 was promoted to team
leader for Rite Aid. In 2008, she was
promoted to team leader-commercial customer group and specialty sales, where
she successfully delivered strong net sales and margin growth. Lauckner, who serves as college outreach chair for NEW Twin
Cities, is a certified trainer for Developing our Customers and Fundamentals of
Colgate Leadership. She received
her bachelor’s degree from Misericordia University and her MBA from Pepperdine
She will relocate to Cincinnati, Ohio, in 2013.