World-renowned FMCG company Procter & Gamble (P&G) has announced the appointment of Shailesh Jejurikar as its Global COO, making him the first Indian to hold the position. This is in line with the change at the CEO level with John Moller taking over from David Taylor.
In addition, with effect from October 1, Jejurikar will be appointed as the company’s COO. This further ensures good news for P&G India, as India has been a talent factory for P&G globally and is one of the largest exporters of top talent for P&G globally.
P&G said in a statement said that in October, Shailesh Jejurikar will become P&G’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO, Shailesh will have profit/loss responsibility for P&G’s Enterprise Markets (Latin America, India, Middle East, Africa, Southeast Asia, and Eastern Europe).
He will also lead Information Technology, Global Business Services, Sales, Market Operations, New Business, Purchasing, Manufacturing, and Distribution efforts for the company, the company added.
He is currently Chief Executive Officer of Procter & Gamble’s largest business sector, Fabric and Home Care.