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Marc S. Pritchard

Oakland, California, U.S.A.

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

Date Joined P&G
May 17, 1982

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Marc Pritchard

Marc S. Pritchard

Chief Brand Officer

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 antiperspirant/deodorant brand. He has 20+ years of progressive experience in the Beauty and Personal Care categories which earned his appointment to president of Global Cosmetics and Personal Care in 2003. Known for his pioneering approach to product, commercial and operational innovation, Marc served as president of Global Strategy for two years, driving 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 superiorperforming products, while being both a force for good and a force for growth 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

LinkedIn profile

Marc Pritchard

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 Antiperspirant & Deodorant
1988 Assistant Brand Manager, Sure Antiperspirant & 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
  • Vital Voices Board of Directors Member
  • 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


  • Business Insider Top 25 CMO, six consecutive years 2016 to 2021
  • World Federation of Advertisers Global Marketer of the Year, 2020
  • INvolve OUTstanding Top 50 LGBTQ+ Ally Executive
  • Cannes Lions P&G #1 Brand Marketer of the Decade 2020
  • Adweek Brand Genius and Grand Brand Genius 2020
  • AdAge P&G Marketer of the Year 2019
  • Ad Club of New York Industry Legend 2019
  • Adweek + ADCOLOR Champion 2019
  • International Advertising Association Golden Compass Award 2019
  • UJA Federation of New York Global Marketing Leadership Award 2019
  • Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors 2019
  • The Holmes Report 2019 Influence 100
  • Vital Voices Solidarity Award 2018
  • Mobile Marketing Magazine, Mobile Marketer of the Year 2018
  • 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
  • American Cancer Society Medal of Honor