The Procter & Gamble Company - Female Executive of the Year
Company: The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH
Company Description: P&G is a $67 billion dollar business operating selling leading Brands in over 180 countries. We provide branded products and services of superior quality and value that improve the lives of the world’s consumers, now and for generations to come.
Nomination Category: Individual Awards Categories
Nomination Sub Category: Female Executive of the Year– Consumer Products –More Than 2,500 Employees
Nomination Title: Winner of People and the Business! Delivers with Care!
Describe for the judges the activities and accomplishments of the nominated executive since the beginning of July last year (up to 525 words):
Since Mary Lynn was named Group President for Global Family Care, the business has grown sales and profit. Family Care represents 8% of P&G global sales, or more than $5 billion.
-Charmin and Bounty are the most respected, #1 brands in volume and value share, based on our internal share tracking.
-U.S. market shares are over 40% for Bounty and over 25% for Charmin, and all our U.S. Family Care brands grew share in FY18 for 2nd consecutive year.
-Both brands are the #1 most recommendable brands in their categories, based on net promoter scores.
-Both brands have more 5 star reviews than all other competitors combined, based on BazaarVoice.
P&G Ventures, led by Mary Lynn, identifies and develops technologies and business models in a fast-learning, startup-like, lean environment. P&G Ventures developed Zevo, an instant action spray that effectively eliminates insects without toxic chemicals for an insect-free, clean home. Another example is Opté, a tool that digitally scans your skin, analyzes your complexion, covers imperfections and reduces the appearance of unevenness over time.
Mary Lynn is masterful at putting the consumer at the forefront and in understanding and driving new business models. An inspirational leader who sets high standards for herself and others, she takes a leading role in creating the future and is known for building strong teams and an inclusive culture.
Provide a brief biography of the nominated executive (up to 125 words):
Mary Lynn Ferguson-McHugh leads P&G’s Family Care business, a major value driver for the company over the past ten years—including iconic brands such as Bounty, Charmin and Puffs. She also leads P&G Ventures, a lean and entrepreneurial group that identifies, creates and manages a portfolio of new brand categories, partnerships and business models designed to fuel future growth