John B. Replogle D’88
Chief Executive Officer and President, Seventh Generation
Board Member: Ex officio
A.B. Dartmouth College
M.B.A. Harvard University
John Replogle serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Seventh Generation, leader in non-toxic home products. John’s commitment to conscious consumerism and the triple bottom line factored heavily into his decision to join the Seventh Generation team. “Business is one of the most powerful instruments for meaningful change on our planet. I believe we’ve only just begun to explore the possibilities inherent in our products, our mission and ourselves and it will be a privilege to build on Seventh Generation’s 23 year legacy and commitment to the Great Law of the Iroquois Confederacy: In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations.”
Replogle previously served as President and CEO of Burt's Bees. Prior to that, John spent three years at Unilever, where he managed the skin care division and helped to launch the Real Beauty campaign for Dove and establish the Dove Self-Esteem Fund for young girls. Prior to Unilever, he spent eight years with Diageo, as President of Guinness Bass Import Company and Managing Director of Guinness Great Britain. He has also held several other roles in Marketing, Sales, and Strategy with Diageo. Replogle began his career as a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. He is an active proponent of education and humanitarian causes, serving on the boards of Habitat for Humanity and Dartmouth College.
After receiving his A.B. in government from Dartmouth. Replogle earned an MBA from Harvard, graduating with distinction. His volunteer work at Dartmouth includes roles as head agent and class agent for the Alumni fund, along with leadership roles on the reunion giving committee. He has also served as mini-reunion chair, treasurer and vice president for the class of ’88. John and his wife, Kristin, have four daughters.