A few days after his return at the head of the company he left in 2009, Alan George Lafley, Procter & Gamble  Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, announced on Wednesday several changes in the company’s top management as well as a reorganisation of its global business units
The manufacturer of personal care and hygiene products “is grouping its Global Business Units into four industry-based sectors as part of the company’s ongoing plan to improve business performance.”
Each sector will be led by a Group President:
- Martin Riant has been elected Group President of Global Baby, Feminine and Family Care, which includes the baby care, family care, and feminine care categories.
- Deborah A. Henretta has been elected Group President of Global Beauty, which includes the beauty care, retail hair care and colour, salon professional, and prestige categories.
- David S. Taylor has been elected Group President of Global Health and Grooming, which includes the shave Care, Braun, Oral Care, Health Care and Pet Care categories.
- Giovanni Ciserani has been elected Group President of Global Fabric and Home Care, which includes the Fabric Care, Home Care, and Power categories.
“This sector organization and leadership team will help us operate more effectively and efficiently to continue momentum behind P&G’s growth strategies,” said A. G. Lafley. “We expect this structure to facilitate faster global expansion of brand and product innovations,” he added.
These changes are effective July 1, 2013.