Content about A. G. Lafley

October 24, 2014

First it was pet care and now Procter & Gamble is exiting the battery business by shedding the Duracell brand as part of a strategy to focus and strengthen its core portfolio.

First it was pet care and now Procter & Gamble is exiting the battery business by shedding the Duracell brand as part of a strategy to focus and strengthen its core portfolio.

The announcement was made in conjunction with the release of first quarter results that saw sales increase 2% to $20.8 billion and earnings per share increase 2% to $1.07 or 9% when adjusted for foreign exchange effects.

August 25, 2014

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) has presented retired Walmart president and CEO Mike Duke with its 2014 Hall of Achievement Award at the GMA Leadership Forum at The Broadmoor. The Hall of Achievement Award represents the highest honor given by the more than 100 year-old association.

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) has presented retired Walmart president and CEO Mike Duke with its 2014 Hall of Achievement Award at the GMA Leadership Forum at The Broadmoor. The Hall of Achievement Award represents the highest honor given by the more than 100 year-old association.

August 4, 2014

In a move to streamline and simplify Procter & Gamble’s business and brand portfolio, the company will trim its brand portfolio to focus on 70 to 80 of its largest and best-performing brands, A. G. Lafley, president and CEO, told analysts on Friday during its fourth quarter conference call.

In a move to streamline and simplify Procter & Gamble’s business and brand portfolio, the company will trim its brand portfolio to focus on 70 to 80 of its largest and best-performing brands, A. G. Lafley, president and CEO, told analysts on Friday during its fourth quarter conference call.

In the next 12 to 24 months, P&G will “harvest, partner, discontinue or divest” 90 to 100 brands, whose sales have been declining 3% per year over the past three years. Profits have been declining 16%.

August 4, 2014

In a move to streamline and simplify Procter & Gamble’s business and brand portfolio, the company will trim its brand portfolio to focus on 70 to 80 of its largest and best-performing brands, A. G. Lafley, president and CEO, told analysts on Friday during its fourth quarter conference call.

In a move to streamline and simplify Procter & Gamble’s business and brand portfolio, the company will trim its brand portfolio to focus on 70 to 80 of its largest and best-performing brands, A. G. Lafley, president and CEO, told analysts on Friday during its fourth quarter conference call.

In the next 12 to 24 months, P&G will “harvest, partner, discontinue or divest” 90 to 100 brands, whose sales have been declining 3% per year over the past three years. Profits have been declining 16%.

January 24, 2014

Procter & Gamble said second-quarter results were in line with company expectations, and projected solid growth for the second half of the fiscal year.

Procter & Gamble said second-quarter results were in line with company expectations, and projected solid growth for the second half of the fiscal year.

Second-quarter net totaled $22.3 billion, unchanged from the year-ago period. Organic sales grew 3%.

Diluted net earnings per share were $1.18, a decrease of 15% versus a base period that included a 21 cents per share holding gain resulting from P&G’s purchase of the balance of its baby care and feminine care joint venture in Iberia.

October 25, 2013

It was steady as she goes at Procter & Gamble during the company’s first quarter as the nation’s largest consumer packaged goods company generated sales and profits that met expectations.

It was steady as she goes at Procter & Gamble during the company’s first quarter as the nation’s largest consumer packaged goods company generated sales and profits that met expectations.
Sales increased 2% to $21.2 billion and net income increased 8% to slightly more than $3 billion, or $1.04 a share, from $2.8 billion, or 96 cents a share.

May 26, 2013

Alan George "A. G." Lafley has rejoined Procter & Gamble as president and CEO, the company announced late last week. He succeeds Bob McDonald, who makes his exit from the company after 33 years.

CINCINNATI — Alan George "A. G." Lafley has rejoined Procter & Gamble as president and CEO, the company announced late last week. He succeeds Bob McDonald, who makes his exit from the company after 33 years.

Lafley has also been elected to the board of directors and will serve as its chair. Lafley joined Procter & Gamble in 1977 and served as president and CEO from 2000 to 2009.

October 21, 2011

Former chairman, president and CEO of Procter & Gamble, A.G. Lafley, has joined Legendary Entertainment’s board of directors.

BURBANK, Calif. — Former chairman, president and CEO of Procter & Gamble, A.G. Lafley, has joined Legendary Entertainment’s board of directors.

Lafley joins a board comprising Legendary's chairman and CEO Thomas Tull, as well as Jim Breyer, Larry Clark, Dick Cook and Joe Roth.

Legendary Entertainment is a media company with film (Legendary Pictures), television (Legendary Television) and comics (Legendary Comics) divisions.

June 30, 2011

Former and short-time Walmart executive Robert Atencio is among a group of marketers slated to interview former P&G chairman and CEO A.G. Lafley during an event called Shopper Insights in Action.

Former and short-time Walmart executive Robert Atencio is among a group of marketers slated to interview former P&G chairman and CEO A.G. Lafley during an event called Shopper Insights in Action. The 11th annual event is billed as a riveting brainstorming session in which the former P&G head will share thoughts on the future of research, marketing, retail and the evolution of the changing consumer. Atencio, who formerly served as VP insights and customer strategy at Walmart, is currently VP global insights at Pfizer Consumer Healthcare.