Mike PolkAdvisory Director
Mike Polk became an Advisory Director to Berkshire Partners in 2020. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Berkshire portfolio company Implus Corporation, where he also serves on the company’s board of directors. He began his career at The Procter & Gamble Company, most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Newell Brands and has held positions at Unilever and Kraft. Mike is a member of the Board of Directors of Colgate-Palmolive Company and Logitech International and was formerly a member of the Board of Directors of Newell Brands and The Yankee Candle Company. Mike received a B.S. from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
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