P&G Changes Leadership In Prestige

  • April 21, 2009
Hartwig Langer, president of Procter & Gamble's global prestige products, will retire effective Jan. 1, after more than 28 years with the company. He will step down as division president on July 1, but will continue to serve in a special assignment, per the company. He will report to Ed Shirley, vice chairman of global beauty & Grooming, until his retirement.

Patrice Louvet, VP of future strategy & growth, global prestige products, has been elected president, global prestige products, succeeding Langer. Louvet, who is based in Geneva, Switzerland, will report to Shirley.

The Prestige division of P&G includes fragrance brands like Hugo Boss, Lacoste, Dolce & Gabbana, and Gucci. In total, P&G has 23 Prestige brands.--Karl Greenberg



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