Procter & Gamble Co.’s Chief Executive Officer Alan G. Lafley

Procter & Gamble Co.’s Chief Executive Officer Alan G. Lafley

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Procter & Gamble Co.’s Chief Executive Officer Alan G. Lafley said, “The board went through their usual thorough and comprehensive review of alternatives, and one way or another, they concluded that I was the best option for right now, and they asked me.”