P&G Appoints New Director

Jan 11, 2008 | Contact Author | By: Rae Chapman
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The Procter & Gamble Company announced the appointment of Patricia A. Woertz, chairman and chief executive officer of Archer Daniels Midland Corp., to the company's board of directors effective immediately.

"Pat Woertz is an outstanding business leader with an exceptional blend of strategic, analytical, business and leadership experience," said A. G. Lafley, chairman and CEO, P&G, in a press announcement. "Her track record in building strategic and shareholder value will make her an outstanding board member."

Woertz holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University and is also a graduate of Columbia University's International Executive Development Program. Prior to becoming chairman and chief executive officer at ADM, her career included executive positions at Chevron Corporation. She began her career as a certified public accountant with Ernst & Young.