Douglas Baker Jr
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Ecolab Inc
Douglas Baker is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Ecolab Inc. He joined Ecolab in 1989, following seven years in brand management at Procter & Gamble. At Ecolab, he held a number of marketing and general management roles in the US and Europe before becoming President and Chief Executive Officer in July 2004. In May 2006, Mr Baker added Chairman of the board to his duties.
In addition to his Ecolab responsibilities, Mr Baker serves on the board of directors of Target Corporation and U.S. Bancorp. He is involved in a number of community initiatives in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. He is Trustee Emeritus of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation and a Member of the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP).