The American University in Cairo, B.A. Business Administration, 1996
Date Joined P&G
June 6, 1997
Hesham Tohamy Abd El Hak
President – Feminine Care
Hesham Tohamy Abd El Hak is president of P&G’s Feminine Care business, serving consumers in nearly 120 countries. He is responsible for a multibillion-dollar portfolio of leading brands across menstrual care and adult incontinence including Always, Always Discreet, Tampax, Naturella, and Whisper.
Hesham has had an international career that spans across 4 business units (Fabric & Home Care, Beauty, Baby and Feminine care) with leadership positions in 5 regions: Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific, China and North America. Recognized as a transformational leader, strategic visionary and game-changing brand builder, Hesham is passionate about winning and transforming businesses and organizations financially, strategically, operationally and culturally to deliver record results and sustained value creation.
Previously, Hesham led the North America Feminine Care business and was the Global Brand Franchise leader for Period Care brands across 5 regions. He oversaw global value creation strategy, equity, innovation and global social citizenship programs such as Always #endperiodpoverty and #likeagirl and the Tampax #timetotampax education campaign. Under his leadership, P&G Feminine Care accelerated growth, expanded market share and disproportionately led category growth across every brand in the portfolio while acquiring and successfully expanding This is L and establishing leadership in the Naturals segment.
Hesham is an advocate for equality and inclusion. He is a driving force and champion externally and internally in pushing for bolder progress and intentional and structural interventions. Outside of work, he pursues his passions, including animal rescue, visual arts and industrial design.
EducationThe American University in Cairo, B.A. Business Administration, 1996
Date Joined P&GJune 6, 1997
|2022||President, Feminine Care|
|2018||Senior Vice President, Feminine Care, North America Brand Franchise Leader, Always Pads and Tampax|
|2016||Vice President, Feminine Care, Greater China|
|2014||Regional Business Director, Pantene, ASEAN, China, India, ANZ, Middle East, Africa|
|2013||Marketing Director, Hair Care & Color|
|2010||Marketing Director, Fabric & Home Care, Greater China|
|2008||Marketing Director, Fabric & Home Care, CEEMEA|
|2005||Associate Marketing Director, Paper & Home Care, CEEMEA|
|2000||Brand Manager, Tide and Mr. Clean Laundry, Canada|
|1999||Brand Manager, Ariel, CEEMEA|
|1998||Asst. Brand Manager, Ariel, CEEMEA|
|1997||Asst. Brand Manager, Hair Care, CEEMEA|