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P&G Announces 2019 “CEO Challenge”

October 4, 2018

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 4, 2018--Are you a college student looking for a business competition to demonstrate your aptitude for strategy and problem-solving? If you’d like to showcase your ingenuity and critical thinking skills beyond the college campus on a global scale, then P&G’s CEO Challenge is the opportunity. The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) (NYSE: PG) has opened the window for applications to its next Global CEO Challenge, a creative way to attract top talent to P&G. It invites students to demonstrate their business skills in several real-world scenarios, showcasing the type of work they could do for P&G brands. Apply by visiting https://www.pg-ceochallenge.com/ Deadlines vary by country.

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The 2018 Global CEO Challenge winners, Linah Hussain, Malak Mously and Rawan Baik, met P&G CEO David Taylor and attended the company’s annual SIGNAL Accelerator Summit. (Photo: Business Wire)

“Students want an opportunity to demonstrate that they can put what they’ve learned into action,” said P&G Chief Executive Officer David Taylor. “The CEO Challenge allows you to do just that. If you want exposure to the kind of work you’d do at P&G while showcasing your skills, this is your chance.”

The first worldwide challenge in 2018 was a huge success with more than 23,000 students from 40 countries applying. The 2018 winner was an all-female team of industrial engineers from Saudi Arabia: Linah Hussain, Malak Mously and Rawan Baik. They met P&G CEO David Taylor in Cincinnati this summer, attended the Company’s annual SIGNAL Accelerator Summit, and received employment offers from P&G.

For the 2019 challenge launching now, you’ll get to work on a business case study for Gillette, the world’s largest grooming brand. The competition includes three rounds: local, regional and global. In the local and regional rounds, students’ work includes real P&G case studies, and you’re asked to build a business strategy. In the global round, you’ll compete in a business simulator that requires you to make decisions in the company as the CEO.

What’s in it for students?

An opportunity to interview with P&G through real-world business problem solving, potentially leading to an employment offer An all-expenses paid trip to the location of the Regional Finals and to Dubai, UAE to compete in the Global Finals Official winners will be invited to our Cincinnati headquarters to meet P&G leaders and CEO David Taylor

The Global Finals will be held in Dubai, UAE from May 20-24, 2019.

About Procter & Gamble

P&G serves consumers around the world with one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Always®, Ambi Pur®, Ariel®, Bounty®, Charmin®, Crest®, Dawn®, Downy®, Fairy®, Febreze®, Gain®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Lenor®, Olay®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, SK-II®, Tide®, Vicks®, and Whisper®. The P&G community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide. Please visit http://www.pg.com for the latest news and information about P&G and its brands.

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CONTACT: P&G Company Communications

Jeff LeRoy, 513-983-0466

Leroy.jh@pg.com

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