Procter & Gamble Announces Organizational Changes

Mar 10, 2011, 11:00 ET from Procter & Gamble

CINCINNATI, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) today announced the following organizational changes:

  • R. Keith Harrison (63), Global Product Supply Officer, will retire effective September 1, 2011, after more than 41 years of service.  Until his retirement, Mr. Harrison will serve as officer on special assignment, reporting to Bob McDonald, chairman of the Board, president and chief executive officer.
  • Yannis Skoufalos (53), currently Vice President – Product Supply, Global Operations, has been elected Global Product Supply Officer, succeeding Mr. Harrison effective July 1, 2011.

"Keith is an exceptional leader and as Global Product Supply Officer for the last decade, he helped transform product supply into a consumer-driven, business building core capability for P&G," commented Mr. McDonald.  "His passion and vision to create an industry leading supply organization has been instrumental in the Company achieving its goals for both growth and global expansion.   In addition to his business leadership, Keith has been a tireless supporter of diversity and inclusion across his large, globally dispersed, product supply organization.  His impact at P&G has been significant and his contributions will continue to serve the business well into the future. "

On the appointment of Mr. Skoufalos, Mr. McDonald said, "Yannis is well qualified to lead the Product Supply organization for P&G.  His experience, passion and vision will help continue to drive product supply breakthroughs over the next decade and beyond.  Yannis joined P&G in 1984 and has extensive global experience having worked in many different international markets which is critical as we look to produce and deliver more products to improve more consumers' lives in more parts of the world."

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