All About P&G’s New Global Marketing Officer

Jim Stengel’s successor at Procter & Gamble is a 26-year company veteran known for reinvigorating the Cover Girl brand, saving millions by retooling P&G’s supply chain and for being exceptionally people-oriented and smart, colleagues say.

Marc Pritchard, 48, will take the reins as global marketing officer at the company next month. This past week, Stengel, who has held the post since 2001, announced he was planning to retire on Oct. 31.

Since that announcement, the spotlight has switched to Pritchard, who until now was best known for rebranding Cover Girl