Procter & Gamble Announces Organizational Change

Clement-Holmes Elected Senior Vice President - Global Diversity and Global Business Services

Jan 15, 2010, 13:00 ET from Procter & Gamble

CINCINNATI, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) today announced the appointment of Linda Clement-Holmes, 47, as senior vice president – global diversity and global business services, effective February 1, 2010.

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Clement-Holmes, a 27-year P&G veteran, will maintain her existing global business services responsibilities and will take on new responsibilities as global diversity leader for the Company.  In her new capacity as global diversity leader, she will report to Bob McDonald, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer and to Moheet Nagrath, global human resources officer.  For her global business services responsibilities she will continue to report to Filippo Passerini, president – global business services and chief information officer.

"This appointment is a clear sign of the Company's continued commitment to diversity and inclusion," said McDonald.  "Linda brings a track record of high performance, high standards and collaborative leadership to P&G's efforts to ensure our employees reflect the diversity of consumers we serve."

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