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Procter & Gamble

Procter & Gamble board’s oversight questioned as boss departs

The sudden exit of Procter & Gamble’s Bob McDonald as chief executive and the return of former chief executive AG Lafley in his place has raised questions about the vigilance of one of America’s highest-profile corporate boards.

Wednesday, 29 May, 2013, 2:32pm

Procter & Gamble recalls former chief executive A.G. Lafley back to his post

Consumer goods group Procter & Gamble has brought back A.G. Lafley to run the world's largest household products maker, replacing Bob McDonald immediately in the midst of a major restructuring.

Lafley took on the roles of chairman, president and chief executive, on Thursday, while McDonald is set to retire on June 30 after 33 years at P&G.

25 May 2013 - 2:41am

Brands invest HK$40 billion in campaigns to boost sales

Media-monitoring firm admanGo reported that total advertising expenditure in the city rose 13 per cent from HK$36.03 billion in 2011, despite weak market sentiment caused by the sluggish economy.

31 Jan 2013 - 5:20am

Letters to the Editor, October 5, 2012

Stark omission in air pollution measures

5 Oct 2012 - 1:46am

A global marketplace requires a global workshop

Eastman Kodak, the one-time film giant and inventor of the digital camera recently humbled into bankruptcy protection, was a victim of its own foolish policy of outsourcing key operations far from its factory floor in the United States, says Willy Shih, a professor of management practice at Harvard Business School.

SCMP, February 21

13 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

The key to sustainable living

As one of the world's leading consumer products companies, Procter & Gamble (P&G) has a lot to be proud of. Besides having improved the lives of millions of consumers worldwide with its products for more than 170 years, it has been a pioneer in sustainable development and is dedicated to making sustainable living the foundation of the company's core principles.

14 May 2011 - 12:00am

Agency's success is founded on 'credo of five Es'

Ask Esther Ma what she understands by the word 'entrepreneur' and she comes back with a typically enterprising answer.

9 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Beadman gamble pays off handsomely

While the championship ladder ended with a familiar look about it, this was a season when the Jockey Club licensing committee took a couple of risks in the riding roster and emerged looking all the bolder for having taken them.

6 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Early-responsibility policy works for P&G

It may sound intimidating to ask a newcomer to take on a big project, but this is how global consumer goods giant, Procter & Gamble (P&G), has developed its staff for years. With the 'build from within' culture, the company demands early responsibility from their management trainees.

20 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Switch off air conditioners to save the planet

Our school joined the No Air Conditioners Day yesterday, when nobody was allowed to switch on the 'coolers' anywhere on campus.

Air conditioners release many greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, which lead to global warming.

Moreover, the school can save about $5,000 a day from its electricity bill if we don't use the air conditioners.

2 Jun 2006 - 12:00am