The US-based company Procter & Gamble Company announced the organisational changes recently. Patrice Louvet, President, Global Prestige, has been appointed President, Global Male Grooming, succeeding Charles V. Bergh who is retiring from P&G after 28 years service. Joanne Crewes, currently Vice President, Global SKII and Female Beauty, Australasian, ASEAN, India, Japan and Korea, has been appointed President, Global Prestige. Patrice Louvet and Joanne Crewes will assume their new responsibilities effective July 1, 2011.
“We have the right team in place to continue growing P&G’s Beauty & Grooming business,” said Robert A. McDonald, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO, P&G. “Gina Drosos, who currently leads our Female Beauty business, Patrice Louvet, Joanne Crewes and their teams have deep, diverse and global experience in Beauty. In fact, this new team, incumbent and new leaders alike, has nearly 300 years of collective Beauty industry experience. I am confident we have the right experienced hands on this business and will continue to strengthen P&G’s global leadership in the Beauty industry. We wish Chip great success and will build on the strong foundation he has laid in our Grooming business over the past six years,” he added.