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Procter & Gamble appoint first Indian national to take up global COO role

by Professional Beauty India

Shailesh Jejurikar is the first Indian National to take up the key role of COO in US FMCG major Procter & Gamble.

As per the reports from India Times, it is the first time that an Indian National has been appointed to a senior global role at P&G. Born in Mumbai, Mr. Jejirukar joined P&G in 1989 and is currently the CEO of P&Gs largest business sector, Fabric and Home Care and will take up the role of new COO effective from October 2021.

Currently Mr. Jejirukar who is responsible for approximately a third of company earnings, will shift his focus to profit/loss responsibility for P&G’s Enterprise Markets as well as leading on IT, Global Business Services, Sales, Market, Operations, New Business, Purchasing, Manufacturing and Distribution in his new role as COO as well as leading on Global Sustainability initiatives.

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