P&G switches up leadership as grooming chief moves to advisory role


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Procter & Gamble has announced a series of leadership changes as the President of its Global Grooming Business, Charlie Pierce, prepares to move to an advisory role, effective March 1, according to a report published by the Cincinnati Business Courier.

Gary Coombe will takeover from Pierce, while Loic Tassel, currently Vice President of Grooming for Gillette and Venus in Europe and IMEA, will succeed Coombe in his current position as President of Europe Selling and Market Operations.

Additionally, Magesvaran Suranjan, President of Asia Pacific will gain responsibility for India, Middle East and Africa Selling and Market Operations, effective January 1.

“These newly announced leaders exemplify P&G’s emphasis on execution, accountability and urgency. They each bring a unique set of skills and experiences – with proven track records of success – to help P&G win now,” said David Taylor, Chairman, President and CEO.