A.G. Lafley recognized for impact on industry
August 30, 2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. — A.G. Lafley, former chairman, president and chief executive officer of Procter & Gamble Co., was presented with the 2010 Hall of Achievement Award at the Grocery Manufacturers Association’s Executive Conference Aug. 29 in Colorado Springs.
“When you talk about the leaders who have had the most significant impact on the consumer packaged goods industry over the past several decades, A.G. Lafley is at the top of everyone’s list,” said Pamela G. Bailey, president and chief executive officer of the G.M.A. “He has shown a life-long commitment to our industry, and his record of achievement as a business man and as a community leader is both remarkable and inspiring. It is with great pleasure that we recognize his many contributions with this award.”
Mr. Lafley was with P.&G. for 32 years, retiring in February 2010. He became president and c.e.o. in 2000, and was elected chairman of the board in 2002. He was also on the G.M.A. board of directors for nine years.