Mr. Knauss retired from The Clorox Company in 2015, having served as executive chairman of the board from November 2014 until July 2015 and chairman and chief executive officer from October 2006 until November 2014. He was executive vice president of The Coca-Cola Company and president and chief operating officer for Coca-Cola North America from February 2004 until September 2006. Prior to his employment with The Coca-Cola Company, he held various positions in marketing and sales with PepsiCo, Inc. and Procter & Gamble and served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. He is also a director of the Kellogg Company and Target Corporation. He was formerly a director of URS Corporation. Mr. Knauss has been a director of the Company since October 2014. He is chair of the Finance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.