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Business Courier: P&G Sees Departing Exec and UC Business Alumnus as 'Competitive Advantage'

Source:Business Courier
Link Submitted: 12/29/2010 8:52:44

University of Cincinnati alumnus Paul Polman, MBA '79, started his career with 27 years at Procter & Gamble before becoming the CEO of archrival Unilever. Procter & Gamble boasts that Polman and other former executives now run competing companies and consider their placement a competitive advantage. Because they have an idea how the executives think, P&G can guess how they're likely to react to strategic actions in the marketplace.