Marty Stern

Global Director, EHS


BS Industrial Hygiene/Environmental Toxicology, Clarkson University


MPH, Occupational/Environmental Health Track, University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ




Marty currently serves as Global Director, EHS with Colgate-Palmolive. In this role he is responsible for the development and implementation of all Colgate global environment, health, safety, and auditing programs and standards. His primary focus in this role will be to establish foundational programs to minimize and reduce critical risks. He serves as the interface to external health and safety groups to benchmark and identify best practices. Most recently, has led the company’s COVID response. Previously, he served as the Director of Health & Safety and Latam Division EHS Leader where he led the transition to improved IH execution, and focus on reduction of serious incidents. He has been with Colgate for over 21 years in various EOHS and operational responsibilities in manufacturing, R&D, Corporate, and the commercial side. He has been responsible for establishing a number of key initiatives and programs that have helped to deliver sustainable performance, while instituting strong foundational programs in culture and risk reduction. This has helped reshape Colgate’s approach to EOHS processes and management systems. Additionally he spent 9+ years with AT&T in a variety of EOHS responsibilities, and 2 years environmental consulting
He co-authored Applications and Computational Elements of Industrial Hygiene, a textbook that has been leveraged for graduate and undergraduate industrial hygiene courses.

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