Distinguished Speaker Series
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Dial Corporation
Leaving the Comfort Zone
Small Risks... Big Rewards in Career Development
October 23, 2008
About Brad Casper
Brad Casper became President and Chief Executive Officer of The Dial Corporation, a company of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA in April 2005. Mr. Casper oversees business operations of some of America’s most trusted consumer products, including Dial® soaps and body washes, Purex® laundry detergents, Renuzit® air fresheners, and Right Guard® antiperspirant/deodorants.
Casper joined Dial from Church & Dwight, where he served as President, Personal Care, since 2002. Prior to joining Church & Dwight, Brad spent 16 years at Procter & Gamble, most recently as Vice President, Global Fabric Care. He held increasingly responsible senior positions at Procter & Gamble prior to that role, including General Manager, Hong Kong and China Hair Care, and Marketing Director, Laundry & Cleaning Products, P&G Far East in Kobe, Japan. Earlier in his career Casper worked for the General Electric Company as a financial analyst in the aircraft engine business.
Casper serves on the Board and Executive Committee of the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC), Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), and the Grocery Manufacturers’ Association (GMA).
Locally, Casper is a member of Greater Phoenix Leadership (GPL), and a Board Member of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), where he co-chairs the International Leadership Council. He also serves as Vice Chair of both the Scottsdale Unified School District Foundation (SUDF) and Say Yes to Children. Casper holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Tech University, where he serves on the Pamplin Business School Advisory Council.