Global Marketer Conference 2021

Marc Pritchard is responsible for P&G’s brand building disciplines worldwide He sets the Company’s multi billion dollar media, marketing and advertising strategies, and leads marketing innovations that guide communication and brand building for P&G’s portfolio of trusted, quality brands.

Marc is a veteran of P&G for more than three decades, joining the company in 1982 as a cost analyst in the Paper Division, followed by a move into marketing in 1987 on the Sure anti perspirant/deodorant brand He has 20 years of progressive experience in the Health Beauty categories which earned his appointment to president of Global Cosmetics and Personal  Care in 2003 Known for his pioneering approach to product and operational innovation, Marc also served as president of Global Strategy for three years, driving  sustainable growth and expanded productivity for P&G He was appointed P&G’s chief marketing officer in 2008.

As P&G’s top brand builder, Marc believes in the power of brands to serve people with the best performing products, while also being a force for good through ethics  and responsibility, community impact, diversity and inclusion, gender equality and environmental sustainability He continually leads P&G’s brand building reinvention and is a leading voice in the media, marketing and creative industry.

Oakland, California, U.S.A.

Indiana University, Bloomington, B.S., Finance, 1982

Date Joined P&G
May 17, 1982


  • Advertising Age #1 Power Player, Marketing Industry Worldwide, 2008, 2009, 2017
  • Executive of the Year, Interactive Advertising Bureau, 2017
  • Marketing Week
    Marketer of the Year, 2017
  • Marketing Dive
    Executive of the Year, 2017
  • Advertising Age
    Most Powerful Marketer, 2016
  • Medal of Honor, American Cancer Society
Year Positions Held
2014 Chief Brand Officer
2009 Global Brand Building Officer
2008 Global Marketing Officer
2006 President, Global Strategy, Productivity & Growth
2004 President, Global Cosmetics, Global Deodorants, Old Spice and Global Retail Hair Colorants
2003 President, Global Cosmetics & Personal Care
2002 Vice President, Global Cosmetics & Personal Care
2000 Vice President, Cosmetics, Global Design and North America/Latin America Profit
1999 Vice President, Cosmetics, North America and Latin America
1996 Vice President and General Manager, Cosmetic & Fragrance Products, U.S.A.
1996 General Manager, Special Assignment (Corporate Information Technology Strategy)
1994 General Manager, Skin Care Products
1993 Marketing Director, Oral Care Products
1992 Associate Advertising Manager, Oral Care Products
1990 Associate Advertising Manager, Hair Care Products
1989 Brand Manager, Secret Anti-Perspirant & Deodorant
1988 Assistant Brand Manager, Sure Anti-Perspirant & Deodorant
1988 Associate Director, Comptroller’s Division (Business Strategies)
1986 Corporate Financial Analyst, Comptroller’s Division
1985 Senior Financial Analyst, Tissue Products, Paper Division
1984 Profit Forecaster, Paper Division
1982 Manager, Mehoopany Plant Accounting
1982 Cost Analyst, Paper Division


Affiliations and Activities

  • Association of National Advertisers, Chairman of the Board
  • Ad Council Board of Directors, Member and Former Chairman of the Board
  • American Advertising Federation, Advertising Hall of Fame, Former Vice Chairman
  • Indiana University Kelley School of Business, Dean’s Council
  • World Trade Center Institute of Baltimore, Board of Directors
  • Personal Care Products Council Board of Directors, Former Member and Chairman of the Board