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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 four 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 superior- performing products, while being both a force for growth and a force for good through community impact, equality and inclusion, 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



  • American Marketing Association Hall of Fame
  • Forbes CMO Hall of Fame
  • Association of National Advertiser’s American Education Federation Lifetime Achievement Award
  • National Association of Black-Owned Broadcasters Corporate Impact Award
  • MediaPost Executive of the Year


  • We Are All Human Hispanic Star Award
  • INvolve OUTstanding Top 50 LGBTQ+ Ally Executive of the Year
  • ADCOLOR Catalyst
  • Campaign US Top 50 CMO
  • Adweek Performance Marketer of the Year
  • Business Insider Top 25 CMO, 2016-2021


  • World Federation of Advertisers Global Marketer of the Year
  • INvolve OUTstanding Top 50 LGBTQ+ Ally Executive
  • Cannes Lions P&G #1 Brand Marketer of the Decade
  • Adweek Brand Genius and Grand Brand Genius


  • Ad Club of New York Industry Legend
  • Adweek + ADCOLOR Champion
  • International Advertising Association Golden Compass Award
  • UJA Federation of New York Global Marketing Leadership Award
  • Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors
  • The Holmes Report Influence 100
  • Advertising Age #1 Power Player 2008, 2009, 2016, 2017, 2019


  • Vital Voices Solidarity Award
  • Mobile Marketing Magazine, Mobile Marketer of the Year
  • Interactive Advertising Bureau Executive of the Year
  • Marketing Week Marketer of the Year
  • Marketing Dive Executive of the Year