Born: Union City, Ind.
Education: Bachelor of science degree, mechanical engineering, Duke University
First job: Fence painter as a teen
What is the most important business lesson you have learned?
It’s all about the people.
What is the best business advice you’ve received?
Thank people for a good job.
What is your definition of success?
Achieving beyond expectations
What do you like best about being a leader?
The opportunity to envision the future and create it
If you could have another job, what would that job be?
Fast facts about Procter & Gamble Product Supply:
Brothers-in-law William Procter and James Gamble founded The Procter & Gamble Co. in 1837 as a soap and candle company. The company has 138,000 employees in more than 80 countries and posted fiscal 2008 revenue of $83.5 billion.
Some of company’s products include Charmin, Bounty, Tide, Crest, Iams, Pampers, Puffs, Duracell, Ivory, CoverGirl, Cascade, Herbal Essences, Metamucil, Vicks, Mr. Clean, Swiffer, Bounce, Downy, Gillette Fusion and Pringles.