A.G. Lafley is the former Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Procter & Gamble (P&G). Under Lafley’s leadership, P&G sales doubled, profits quadrupled, P&G’s market value increased by more than $100 billion dollars, and its portfolio of billion-dollar brands – like Tide, Pampers, Olay, and Gillette – grew from 10 to 24 behind his focus on consumer-driven innovation and reliable, sustainable growth.
A.G. is co-author of “Playing to Win”, a practical approach to winning strategy, which was included on the Amazon and Harvard Business Review’s lists of “Best Books” for 2013. He also co-authored “The Game Changer,” a guide to turning innovation into strategic advantage and was selected as one of Bloomberg Businessweek’s top 10 business books. He has authored several Harvard Business Review articles on strategy, innovation and leadership including “What Only the CEO Can Do.”
He served as Senior Advisor at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, a private equity partnership, and as Director at Dell, General Motors, General Electric (GE), and Legendary Pictures.
Today, Lafley consults on business and innovation strategy, advises on CEO succession and executive leadership development, and coaches experienced, new, and potential CEOs. He serves on the Board of Snap, Inc. and Tulco, and Chairs the not-for-profit Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization.