News Release

Storey Retires From P&G Board

Monday, May 1, 2006 10:09 am EDT

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CINCINNATI

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NYSE:
PG
"Bob Storey has served P&G with distinction as a director, and as chair of the Board's Governance & Public Responsibility Committee and member of the Finance Committee"

The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) announced today that Robert D. Storey is retiring from the P&G board of directors effective immediately. Mr. Storey has reached the customary age (70) for retirement from the board.

"Bob Storey has served P&G with distinction as a director, and as chair of the Board's Governance & Public Responsibility Committee and member of the Finance Committee," said A. G. Lafley, chairman, president and chief executive. "Bob's insight and experience over more than 18 years have been invaluable."

Mr. Storey is a retired partner in the law firm of Thompson Hine, L.L.P., Cleveland, Ohio. He is also a director of Verizon Communications.

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