News Releases: 2017

  • December 15, 2017 - 5:15pm
    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today announced that it has appointed Joseph Jimenez, Chief Executive Officer of Novartis AG, to its Board of Directors, effective March 1, 2018. Mr. Jimenez has served as Chief Executive Officer of Novartis since 2010, managing the company’s diversified healthcare portfolio of leading businesses in innovative pharmaceuticals, eye care, generics, consumer health, vaccines, and diagnostics.more...
  • December 15, 2017 - 5:15pm
    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today announced that it has appointed Nelson Peltz, Chief Executive Officer and a founding partner of Trian Fund Management, L.P., to its Board of Directors, effective March 1, 2018. The Company has also committed to re-nominate Mr. Peltz to the Board as part of the Company’s slate of nominees for the 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Mr. Peltz has been Chief Executive Officer of Trianmore...
  • December 15, 2017 - 5:15pm

    All 11 of P&G’s Highly Qualified Directors Elected

    Board Also Appoints Nelson Peltz and Joseph Jimenez as Directors

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today issued an open letter to shareholders announcing certified results of its 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, including Director elections and actions the Board is taking based on shareholder input. The full text of the letter follows: Dear Fellow Shareholders, The P&G Board and Management team appreciate shareholder participation and input during the P&G proxy contest.more...
  • December 12, 2017 - 3:59pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Charmin continued their Charmin Restrooms celebration in Times Square with Pro Football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith – at the first-ever Charmin Toilet Bowl. more...
  • December 12, 2017 - 10:30am

    Company Ranks #1 in the Personal Products Sector and 15th Overall among U.S. Companies

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, P&G was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies, according to Forbes and JUST Capital, a nonprofit that ranks the largest publicly traded corporations in the United States on the issues Americans care about most. The ranking compares America’s companies head-to-head, based on performance in environmental sustainability, employee treatment, community support, product impacts, and sourcing responsibly. To define justmore...
  • December 12, 2017 - 9:20am

    Team danced their way to a $25,000 scholarship from The Tampax and Always Radiant Collection and custom uniforms designed by Brea Stinson

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, The Radiant Collection from Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) leading feminine protection brands Tampax® and Always®, in partnership with HBCU Dance Corporation, Inc. named the Alabama A&M Dancin’ Divas the winner of the inaugural #RadiantDanceOff contest. The #RadiantDanceOff, a national online dance competition designed exclusively for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), was conceptualized after learningmore...
  • December 12, 2017 - 7:57am

    Emmitt Smith Tosses Charmin Toilet Paper and Donates $10,000 to Special Olympics

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Charmin is continuing their Charmin Restrooms celebration in Times Square by bringing NFL football great known for sporting Charmin’s favorite number – Pro Football Hall of Famer and former #22 Emmitt Smith – to the first-ever Charmin Toilet Bowl. Guests visiting Charmin Restrooms today will get two chances to play alongside this football legend in an epic toilet paper toss. Smith will be playing for Special Olympics, which willmore...
  • December 7, 2017 - 9:00am

    The two-ply toilet tissue is 40 percent thicker and more absorbent than the premium segment leader, offering businesses up to $2,000 savings per year

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--P&G ProfessionalTM , the away-from-home division of Procter & Gamble, today announced the launch of its new Charmin® Bathroom Tissue for Commercial Use, just in time for the busy holiday travel and party season. The two-ply tissue is noticeably softer than the leading premium commercial tissue, which creates a better guest experience. Charmin brings brand recognition to guest and workplace bathrooms with 450-more...
  • December 6, 2017 - 3:38pm
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In Times Square this holiday season, people will discover that going to a public bathroom isn't something they have to do, but something they can’t wait to do at Charmin Restrooms. Charmin is officially opening Charmin Restrooms – a whole storefront of unique, clean and totally free restrooms in New York City during the busiest time of year. more...
  • December 6, 2017 - 8:30am

    Company ranks No. 6 among nearly 700 companies evaluated by the Drucker Institute

    Innovation and Financial Strength scores in Top 2.5% of all NYSE and NASDAQ Listed Companies

    CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In the inaugural ranking of the Most Effectively Managed Companies released by the Drucker Institute, The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) was ranked sixth among hundreds of Fortune 500, S&P 500 and other large-cap companies evaluated on overall corporate effectiveness. Other top ranked companies include Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc., Alphabet Inc., Johnson & Johnson, IBM and Microsoft, Inc. P&G earned recognition in themore...