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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10538907/nelson-peltz-april-2014*100xx2832-2832-0-180.jpg">Another prominent proxy advisory firm endorsed activist investor Nelson Peltz today in the hedge fund manager’s bid to win election to the board of Procter & Gamble Co.

In backing the CEO of Trian Fund Management, Egan-Jones Rating Co. said the current 11-member board and management of the Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods (NYSE: PG) had failed to capitalize on the company’s potential.

New York-based Trian, which has acquired $3.5 billion worth of P&G stock since November, revealed Friday…<div>
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​P&G responds as activist investor racks up more endorsements in proxy battle

Another prominent proxy advisory firm endorsed activist investor Nelson Peltz today in the hedge fund manager’s bid to win election to the board of Procter & Gamble Co. In backing the CEO of Trian Fund Management, Egan-Jones Rating Co. said the current 11-member board and management of the Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods (NYSE: PG) […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10105838/gillette-fusion-proglide*100xx530-530-300-0.jpg">Procter & Gamble Co. filed a federal lawsuit Sept. 25 against rival shaving products maker Edgewell Personal Care Co. and its Schick Manufacturing division, claiming a P&G patent has been infringed upon.

The Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods such as Gillette razors (NYSE: PG) said the suit filed in U.S. District Court in Connecticut focuses on Edgewell’s Schick Hydro Connect 5 and Schick Hydro Connect 5 Sensitive razor cartridges, which were launched May 24.

The razor cartridges are sold…<div>
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P&G sues rival over new razor cartridges

Procter & Gamble Co. filed a federal lawsuit Sept. 25 against rival shaving products maker Edgewell Personal Care Co. and its Schick Manufacturing division, claiming a P&G patent has been infringed upon. The Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods such as Gillette razors (NYSE: PG) said the suit filed in U.S. District Court in Connecticut focuses […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10607994/screen-shot-2017-09-14-at-13930-pm*100xx1276-1276-313-0.png">A Procter & Gamble scientist won’t be charged in the death of her young daughter, who was inadvertently left in a hot car in a company parking lot during a work shift in Mason last month, the Warren County prosecutor said Sept. 20.

Karen Osorio, 35, a senior scientist for the Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods such as Oral-B toothbrushes (NYSE: PG), discovered after completing her shift Aug. 23 that her 15-month-old daughter, Sofia Aveiro, was dead in the car.

“She forgot that she had…<div>
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​Here’s why P&G scientist whose child died in hot car at work won’t be charged

A Procter & Gamble scientist won’t be charged in the death of her young daughter, who was inadvertently left in a hot car in a company parking lot during a work shift in Mason last month, the Warren County prosecutor said Sept. 20. Karen Osorio, 35, a senior scientist for the Cincinnati-based maker of consumer […]

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<img src="https://media.bizj.us/view/img/10603959/scott-rogers*100xx2218-2218-241-0.jpg">R. Scott Rogers, a marketing director for billion-dollar brands during his 13-year career with Procter & Gamble, has been named president of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s North America consumer business.

Rogers, 48, rose to be marketing director for the North American Hair Care division of the Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods such as Pantene and Head & Shoulders shampoo (NYSE: PG).

He also had been marketing director for the P&G team assigned to retailer Target Corp., and he was brand…<div>
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​Former P&G executive named president of Goodyear Tire

R. Scott Rogers, a marketing director for billion-dollar brands during his 13-year career with Procter & Gamble, has been named president of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s North America consumer business. Rogers, 48, rose to be marketing director for the North American Hair Care division of the Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods such as Pantene […]

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